WhatsApp “worth greater than $16bn” states Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg has accepted he thinks WhatsApp may be worth greater than the
Facebook announced it had “reached a definitive agreement to get WhatsApp”, earlier this year, buying the organization for
Speaking throughout his MWC 2014 keynote, the Facebook founder stated the WhatsApp im services are really more vital compared to decipher it was offered for.
“It is really a company alone, after which there’s the proper value with what we are able to do together,” stated Zuckerberg when requested concerning the figure compensated for WhatsApp.
“I believe that Whatsapp, like a company alone, may be worth greater than I believe it’s a significant safe bet.Inches
However, Zuckerberg described the positivity from the WhatsApp buyout has benefits for parties.
“By being part of Facebook it can make its focus purely on connecting a billion people,” he described. “What Jan [Koum, WhatsApp Chief executive officer and founder] is much more looking forward to is to allow them to get out there and connect one, two, three billion more and more people.Inches
Zuckerberg seemed to be requested by what Facebook would use the information collected by WhatsApp. Presently WhatsApp is adament it stores no data it sees from the users.
“That’s definitely not likely to change. The vision would be to keep your service the identical. All of the photos you are delivering. WhatsApp does not even store them.”
Earlier today, WhatsApp announced that voice calling could be brought to this specific service by Q2 2014, beginning with Android and iOS.
“We’re adding voice to WhatsApp so people can keep active in buddies and family members wherever they’re on the planet.Inches
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