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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Archive for the 'Facebook-WhatsApp Deal' Category

‘Why Facebook bought Whatsapp’ – ‘Econsultancy’ Blog

The latest ‘Econsultancy’ blog post is titled “Why Facebook bought Whatsapp”.King Yiu Chu says, “A lot of people wondered why Facebook paid so much money for Whatsapp.Whatsapp is 100% social, and you don’t have companies in your phone book. Many companies and online services would love to send you messages in your Whatsapp box while it’s free messaging. But they can’t.What if customers could drop their mobile number at any online site or mobile app via their Facebook login and stay in control over the permission they gave you as a service?Customers can... [...]

‘verage WhatsApp User Sends More Than 1,200 Messages Each Month’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “verage WhatsApp User Sends More Than 1,200 Messages Each Month”.Matt Petronzio says, “Ever since Facebook announced that it will acquire popular social messaging app WhatsApp, there has been a lot of buzz about its impressive user base.The app, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said is “on a path to connect 1 billion people,” currently has more than 450 million daily users. The average WhatsApp user sends more than 1,200 messages per month, receives more than 2,200 per month and uploads 40 photos.The following chart,... [...]

‘How Facebook’s WhatsApp Deal Compares to Other Tech Acquisitions’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “How Facebook’s WhatsApp Deal Compares to Other Tech Acquisitions”.Matt Petronzio says, “Facebook announced Wednesday that it will acquire popular messaging app WhatsApp for $16 billion ($19 billion, if you include restricted stock units for the WhatsApp staff).It’s hard to believe that only two years ago, the social network acquired Instagram for a then-shocking $1 billion. How times (and dollars) have changed.The following chart, created by Statista, compares Facebook‘s most recent acquisition with other relatively... [...]

‘Why The Facebook-WhatsApp Deal Is Bad For Users’ – ‘ReadWrite’

The latest post on ‘ReadWrite’ is titled “Why The Facebook-WhatsApp Deal Is Bad For Users”.Selena Larson says, “In Facebook’s $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging application, it’s easy to see who comes out on top. Less clear is who will wind up getting the shaft, though it seems highly likely that WhatsApp’s users are going to come out on the losing end.The deal nets the social network a fast-growing, international user base and some street cred in the burgeoning global-messaging market, where Facebook had long been a marginal... [...]