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Facebook to Buy WhatsApp for $16 Billion

Facebook is acquiring WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, for $15 billion in cash & stock. According to SEC filing

The acquisition supports Facebook and WhatsApp's shared mission to bring more connectivity and utility to the world by delivering core internet services efficiently and affordably. The combination will help accelerate growth and user engagement across both companies.

 

Filing document also cites major stats for WhatsApp 

Latest Facebook redesign

The only thing constant about change is that it sucks.

For proof, look no farther than the 300 million-plus Facebook users who spent last weekend coming to terms to the social network’s latest, but certainly not last, redesign.

The Twitter-like filter-free home page everyone hated a few months back was gone, and the default feed everyone missed so much was back — sort of — though some “friends” are suspiciously absent. Now equipped with a crazy random happenstance of an algorithm, the News Feed seems to update whenever it wants, with whatever info it feels like.

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