Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $19 Billion in Cash and Stock by @mattsouthern
News broke this evening via a regulatory filing that Facebook is acquiring mobile messenger WhatsApp for $19 Billion in cash and company stock. Specifically, WhatsApp will be acquired for $4 billion in cash, approximately $12 billion worth of Facebook shares, and $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp’s founders. Facebook has detailed the reasoning […]Author informationMatt SouthernMatt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out.TwitterFacebookGoogle+The post Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $19 Billion in Cash and Stock by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.