Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock. It's by far the company's largest acquisition. Facebook says it's paying $12 billion in stock and $4 billion in cash for WhatsApp. The world's biggest social networking firm says it's keeping WhatsApp as a separate service. It has more than 450 million monthly active users.
Posted Wednesday, February 19th 2014 @ 3pm by KFBK News