Facebook Buys Popular Messaging Service WhatsApp In $19 Billion Deal

Facebook Buys Popular Messaging Service WhatsApp In $19 Billion Deal

In an end-of-the workday surprise, Facebook just announced that it bought messaging service WhatsApp in a $19 billion deal. Yes, $19 billion. For those of you WhatsApp users already freaking out that you’ll be forced to use Facebook messenger, shhh, now. It sounds like everything could be just fine. [More]