Updated Feb. 20, 2014 at 7:18 a.m.

Premium Lock Facebook to buy messaging startup WhatsApp for up to $19B

Published: 2014-02-19 17:32:00
Updated: 2014-02-20 07:18:54

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The deal also includes $3 billion more in restricted stock for WhatsApp's founders and staff that will vest over four years, Menlo Park, California-based Facebook said. More than 450 million people use WhatsApp, with 1 million new registered users being added daily, Facebook said....

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