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FACTBOX: Facebook to buy WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion

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February 19, 2014
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Facebook will buy fast-growing text messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world's largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among teens. Video provided by Reuters


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