Facebook buy WhatsApp for $16 billion.The purchase won’t change the popular instant messaging application rather it would change loads of stuff on the WhatsApp.The Co-creator and owner of the worlds most used and No.1 social site Mark zuckerberg is of a belief that the App is on the way to one billion people.Facebook has observed and is interested in the fact that a lot of active users of WhatsApp are from developed countries.
“WhatsApp in my view is the clear global leader) said, Mark zuckerberg in a Conference Call following the announcement of WhatsApp inquisition.”The countries as in Japan and Korea have another messaging service which is universal and bigger but across Europe, India, Latin America, and many places in Asia, WhatsApp is the Ultimate winner”.
Why Did Facebook Buy WhatsApp ?
Growth In Developing World
In the developing World, International growth is something Facebook has been emphasizing in its financial conference calls for the past one and a half year.Facebook’s Internet.org Campaign with the companies like Nokia, Samsung Qualcomm etc. is trying to bring affordable internet for the Internet deprived people.Mark Zuckerberg regarding this subject stated “In Proposed that if WhatsApp and Facebook Fused or joined, that would help us connecting the rest of the world and could help our campaign by bringing the 2 communication mediums work together.
Facebook’s Many App Farms
By the time WhatsApp is on the course toward 1 Billion users, Facebook is developing and transforming its mobile presence with the help of apps.In the App store and the Play store, Facebook has developed and its own Messenger App, the Snap chat clone Poke, Instagram esque camera apps and a Flip board-Style Paper.The most famous among all is Instagram which Facebook bought for $1 Billion.
Zuckerberg To Target 3 Billion Users
Mark zuckerberg stated that Facebook’s WhatsApp strategy and goal is to focus on growing and making the distances closer all around the world. Facebook vs. WhatsApp Zuckerberg thinks that the two serves very different purpose. Messenger is an evolved Facebook chat which is used for chatting with your Facebook friends while WhatsApp on the other hand has literally replaced the SMS. Through Whatsapp people can talk to each and every person in their contact list. After Facebook Buy WhatsApp, the Facebook team and Zuckerberg would put their efforts to turn WhatsApp into the best possible communication medium ever. Zuckerberg believes that the 2 can co-exist.
“The World Needs Both” said Zuckerberg.