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Facebook agrees to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion - Whats the real reason?

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4 years ago by Malachi in Technology > Software

Mark Zuckerberg says WhatsApp will continue to operate independently and retain its brand he also notices that WhatsApp is on the path to connect one billion people but the reason why he teamed up with WhatsApp cause there is not much attention in the US as it really deserves compared to Europe. Facebook and WhatsApp are the most used tools in the world for communication so is there something else going on in the background that we do not know.

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gmoran651

To be fair - when Facebook bought Instagram they also said it would continue to function as before, but they improved Facebook's own photo sharing tools using the technology. I imagine something similar happening with WhatsApp.

4 years ago by gmoran651

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Malachi

I believe it is a way of collecting more phone numbers as every one that is on facebook don't put all their information on their profile so I believe it's just to collect data through whatsapp

4 years ago by Malachi

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Peng

I think it's just Zuckerberg's world domination strategy. Did you know in their staff meetings in the early facebook days he would lead his team in a shout of 'DOMINATION'?? Also, though WhatsApp retains independence now, it may not always stay like that. We may be reading FaceApp one day..

4 years ago by Peng

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The contact details of 450 million users, many of whom are now leaving whatsapp

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Malachi

You can't leave whatsapp. The NSA, Google; Facebook, SlickLogin and many others are all in this together. You think you are leaving whatsapp when they will call it something else and with technology you have to understand there is a pattern going on and it is usually the same thing, collect data, store information and keep tabs of you

4 years ago by Malachi

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