We wanted to pay more than WhatsApp Facebook




Google was willing to pay more than Facebook for WhatsApp, more reports a website about technology. However, WhatsApp still went with Facebook in the sea, because the company suspected that Google only wanted to harm Facebook.

WhatsApp How Google would pay exactly is unclear, but it is at least more than the dollars that Facebook will pay a total of 19 billion, writes The Information. That site brings more rumors lately and managed to include previously correctly predict that HP with cheap 6 “- and 7” smartphones would come.

Larry Page of Google last week would have been one of the founders of WhatsApp, Jan Koum a meeting. He promised him that WhatsApp could remain independent. Owned by Google “Becoming part of Facebook is going to have a major impact on how things will develop in the coming years”, Page would have said. Against Koum

Google would have been in the hands of WhatsApp to Facebook to keep the company mainly interested, something the founders of WhatsApp also suspected and she also did nevertheless decide to go into business with Facebook. Thursday, CNN reported that Google already WhatsApp wanted to take over, but “only” 7.3 billion.

Facebook will pay a total of $ 19 billion for the acquisition of the chat service, or 13.9 billion euros. WhatsApp for itself paid $ 16 billion, or 11.7 billion, of which $ 4 billion in cash and the remaining shares. To the staff of WhatsApp to bind the coming years to the company, they get another $ 3 billion.


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