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Facebook Bought What's App for 19 billion

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by webhostingproviders, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. webhostingproviders

    webhostingproviders Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes facebook invested heavily and bought What's App for 19 Billion. Not sure much why Facebook bought it when they have their own messenger ? Comments welcome
     
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    A lot of times big companies buy competitors to corner the market.
     
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    Can someone please tell me how in the world WhatsApp is worth a 19 billion dollar sale? I've never once used it and I've only heard of it a handful of times. Maybe I'm wrong, but I'm literally blown away at it being sold for 19 billion...
     
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    more money to more problems :) I wish I owned the app :)
     
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    Holy shit!

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  7. Savvy

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    WhatsApp growth rate is just amazing. Also, they were way too far ahead [internationally speaking] for Facebook to catch up. In my opioion, this move could go horribly wrong very easily - the same was said about Instagram tho.

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