Tuesday 4 December 2012

Facebook in talks to buy messagin application thunder Whatsapp

Will whatsapp appear @ your facebook timeline.........?????

"Whatsapp, the multiplatform mobile messaging app that has been one of the runaway success stories for ad-free, paid services, has been in talks to be acquired by Facebook, " a technology blog said citing sources close to the matter.
Social networking  Facebook Inc is in talks to acquire popular  messaging app Whatsapp , a move that will beef-up its mobile services business, says a media report.

Facebook is a social networking service launched in February 2004, owned and operated by Mark Zuckerberg. As of September 2012, Facebook has over one billion active users

"We are still digging around on potential price and other details...," the report said citing sources.

Whatsapp, which was founded in 2009, has 1,000 million daily active users globally and delivers about one billion messages per day.

Facebook has been making efforts to improve its mobile service business and made buyouts including the purchase of photo-sharing mobile app Instagram.

Earlier in July, Facebook acquired the team behind start-up firm Spool, in an aim to beef up its mobile business. Besides, the social networking firrm also purchased Israeli facial recognition firm Face.com in June.

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