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What’s up with the WhatsApp acquisition?

20
Feb
2014

Should users be concerned that Facebook has just bought the social messaging app for an incredible $19 billion, or should they just keep calm and carry on texting? Not everyone who uses Facebook uses WhatsApp and vice versa, but, more importantly, not every person using WhatsApp likes or wants to use Facebook. So no doubt, they will be asking themselves a number of questions, now that the social messaging app has become the latest item on Facebooks shopping list to get ticked off. But before users hit the delete button, bear in mind how Facebook has treated Instagram since it was snapped up in 2012.

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