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Why Facebook Just Paid $19 Billion for a Messaging App | WIRED

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Facebook is buying WhatsApp, agreeing to pay $19 billion in cash and stock for the popular smartphone messaging service.

Why Facebook Paid $19 Billion For WhatsApp - Business Insider

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Feb 19, 2014 ... In one way, it's weird that Facebook just agreed to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp. The messaging app — which allows people to send texts, ...

A Year Later, $19 Billion For WhatsApp Doesn't Sound So Crazy ...

techcrunch.com/2015/02/19/crazy-like-a-facebook-fox/

Feb 19, 2015 ... So when Facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp ... Instead, Facebook possesses the most popular messaging app, and has ... considering it's vowed not to show ads and only charges its skimpy $1 ...

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion - Feb. 19, 2014 - CNN Money

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Buying WhatsApp will only bolster Facebook's already strong position in ... Messenger, Facebook's a standalone messaging app for mobile ... Facebook (FB ) said it will pay WhatsApp $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.

In One Chart, Here's Why Facebook Is Blowing $19 Billion On ...

www.forbes.com/sites/roberthof/2014/02/19/in-one-chart-heres-why-facebook-is-blowing-19-billion-on-whatsapp/

Feb 19, 2014 ... ... idea of Facebook paying $19 billion for a mobile messaging service ... the only widely used app that has more engagement than Facebook, ...

Facebook Paid $19 Billion for WhatsApp, Which Lost $138 Million ...

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Oct 28, 2014 ... WhatsApp made just $10 million in revenue in 2013. ... Facebook Paid $19 Billion for WhatsApp, Which Lost $138 Million Last Year ... far from profitable when Facebook shelled out roughly $19 billion for the messaging app in ...

Bloomberg: Facebook to Buy Messaging App WhatsApp for $19 Billion

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-02-19/facebook-to-buy-mobile-messaging-app-whatsapp-for-16-billion

Feb 20, 2014 ... Facebook to Buy Messaging App WhatsApp for $19 Billion ... At that price, Rakuten is paying $3 for each of Viber's 300 million users, while ... “They just took out their primary threat and they recognize that overnight it makes ...

Facebook's $19-billion WhatsApp bet is about to pay off - The Globe ...

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Nov 22, 2016 ... Facebook's $19-billion (U.S.) acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014 had raised a few eyebrows; Facebook already had a messaging platform and ... The methodology here is relatively simple: Publishers offer web page or mobile app inventory ... pay 20 cents to show an ad to a teenager in New York, but only five ...

Facebook Is Buying Messaging App WhatsApp For Approximately ...

www.androidpolice.com/2014/02/19/facebook-is-buying-messaging-app-whatsapp-for-approximately-19-billion-in-cash-and-stock/

Feb 19, 2014 ... The social network is reportedly buying messaging app WhatsApp ... This low barrier to entry has served WhatsApp well... to the tune of about $19 billion. ..... i just prefer to pay but not giving my data to someone else to make ...

Why Facebook had to pay $19 billion for #WhatsApp ...

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Facebook bought the famous application WhatsApp for the modest total of 19 billion dollars. ... Why Facebook had to pay $19 billion for #WhatsApp ... messaging ones that “connects people more immediately and intimately than Facebook”*. ... In India and in a lot of Asian countries, the mobile is – just like it's the case for .....

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Why Facebook Just Spent $19 Billion on a Messaging App - The ...

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Feb 19, 2014 ... Why Facebook Just Spent $19 Billion on a Messaging App ... borders, skirting international SMS fees and only paying for the cost of data.

Why did Facebook shell out $19 billion for an app whereas Microsoft ...

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CEO-level M&A is usually about (x) making a big, strategic bet, (y) often out of fear of behind ... Why did Facebook shell out $19 billion for an app whereas Microsoft paid $7 ... a $25 billion market cap ... but it took weeks to agree to terms (and only then ... Zuckerberg's big headache: Messaging app fans don't use Faceb...

Messaging monopoly? Why Facebook is willing to pay $19 billion ...

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Feb 20, 2014 ... In just four years, messaging service WhatsApp has attracted hundreds of millions of users around the globe. Now Facebook is buying the app ...