Facebook acquired WhatsApp, Services to remain autonomous and operate independently

Facebook will be buying the popular multiplatform mobile messaging application Whatsapp for $19 billion.Whatsapp Facebook Deal

As part of the deal WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum will join Facebook’s board, all though Facebook has their own popular chat app Facebook Messenger, just like they had their own photos platform before they bought Instagram. Like Instagram, WhatsApp will remain its own app but we have to see how long its gonna be the same.As of now Whatsapp has nearly 400 Million users.

What it means to you and me?

As of now there is nothing to worry you can still use the app how you have been using before. But we have to wait and see if the app will remain free or paid in coming days . If you are looking for alternate app check out the Top 5 instant messaging apps.

Do you think BBM will be a myth among users in coming days as Whatsapp is gaining massive popularity and used widely among people do let us know via comments.

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[…] the most popular IM messenger among consumers, as it is available on a variety of platforms. It was acquired by Facebook for around $19 billion last year. It’s competitors include LINE, Viber, WeChat, Hangouts, Skype, Hike, and […]

Yogesh
February 24, 2014 11:23 pm 11:23 PM

Whatsapp to start free voice call service in next 6 months . N new version has option to hide : profile pic, last seen details. Whatsapp may tieup with telecom operators as in ET.

Rama
February 22, 2014 10:29 pm 10:29 PM

So its somewhat offcial now,facebook indeed plans to give ads on whatsapp based on chats.go to google and search”facebook buys whatsapp android headlines”.
I dont know about others but I seriously cant allow someone to go through my chats for ads.
#NO PRIVACY.
@esmail
still think whatsapp ‘s better than BBM.

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