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Facebook buys Whatsapp for $16billion

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by jasonallvall, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. jasonallvall

    jasonallvall Registered Member

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    Facebook buys Whatsapp for $16billion

    I think this is a fantastic move from Facebook. They have now just acquired more data on everyone.

    What is everyone's thoughts on the new acquisition
     
  2. beingink

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    I am trying to understand why? they already have a useless chat.
     
  3. *AMEX

    *AMEX Regular Member

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    Wish I had $16.000.000.000 now..
     
  4. jasonallvall

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    I'm looking forward to seeing the FB stock open tomorrow. The acquisition is all about data
     
  5. bsquared

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    Stock went down right after the news, after hour trading at.

    Blackberry shares surged almost 10% right after this news: since it added 40+ million users a few months ago with the launch of bum; upward revaluation
     
  6. Battleaxewarriors

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    Oh wow...Fucking Facebook...
    What's next? Are they going to buy my toilet paper ? x-x
     
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  7. jasonallvall

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    down 2.4% so far. Very interesting

     
  8. saintcarlos

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    i thought it was 19billion?
     
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    Quite interesting in my opinion. I wonder what else would they buy before facebook goes down hill
     
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    From what I've read, that is estimated to take place around 2017, so they have about 3 more years to do some shopping.
    Anyway, FB buying whatsapp is said news. Damn data collectors! :(
     
  11. Volkov7

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    Now they have tons of phone books. :)
     
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    Why's it going down hill?
     
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    Ohh, now it will be full of ads...
     
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    You see many giant companies like facebook/google buying small app startup for billions of $$$,this is where the money IS.
     
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    Over valued!

    Internet Bubble \ / App Bubble

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  17. JasonS

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    Facebook, Instagram and now Whatsapp,, Mark has more data than NSA, RAW and ISI combined.
     
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    What do you guys suppose they're going to do with everyones phone numbers? lol
     
  19. lancis

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    Now I'm just glad I never installed that thing.

    On the bright side, kudos to Brian Acton for selling thin air to Mark.
     
  20. DiamonMike

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    Next step for Mark is to buy BHW for 25 Billion :)))