Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19bn

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight:

ICT  –  “The Facebook founder said he believed WhatsApp was on track to have a billion users, but insisted he had no plans to place advertising on WhatsApp’s interface, saying he did not think ads were the best way to make money from messaging systems.

Once the deal is finalised, Mr Koum and co-founder Brian Acton are set to become Silicon Valley’s newest billionaires.  –  WhatsApp has around 50 employees in total.”

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