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Facebook To Buy WhatsApp in $19 Billion Cash and Stock

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Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for USD 19 billion in cash and stock, as the world’s largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd.


As we all know that Facebook is a Topnotch Social Networking website. On 19 Feb, 2014 Facebook’s CEO +Mark Zuckerberg  announce that they are gone to buy +WhatsApp  which is a fast growing Mobile Messaging applications for mobile phone.

Facebook buy this fast growing Mobile Messaging startup +WhatsApp  for $19 billion cash and stock. +facbook will pay $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash, and an additional $3 billion in restricted stock units to WhatsApp’s founders and employees.  The deal was in the making for over 2 years. Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook) and Jan Koum (Co-Founder and CEO of WhatsApp) spent several dinner, treks, and phone calls to finally come to a decision about the merger. Funny thing is, Koum agreed to the acquisition on Valentine’s Day by interrupting Zuckerberg’s family dinner.

Some Interested Fact about Co-founder of Whatsapp

Most of people does not know that the Co-Founder of Whatsapp Brian Acton was rejected from Twitter and Facebook than he think about to make some more interesting. He say tweets this in his account.

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