Facebook Opts for WhatsApp Group Therapy

Sandra Sieber: “This is may be the first of many moves”


In acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion, Facebook shows that it believes the action is in mobiles and in groups, which is one of the messaging service's strengths. The acquisition is perhaps Facebook's best chance to present itself as a fully-fledged social network. However, with this deal it hasn't cornered the market. It has only acquired one of many such networks.

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