Kyle Hoellger
Feb 20, 2014

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16B

Facebook has officially entered into an agreement to purchase the hugely popular messaging client WhatsApp for $16B in cash and stock. Mark Zuckerberg has said that similar to Instagram, WhatsApp will continue to operate independently after the acquisition. With more than 450 million users WhatsApp is on pace to connect over 1 billion people in the next few years.

Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion | The Verge
Facebook has entered into an agreement to purchase WhatsApp, the massively popular messaging client, for $16 billion in cash and stock. A document filed with the SEC today confirms the huge...