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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Whatsapp Is Actually Worth More Than $19B

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February 24, 2014 AT 9:04 AM
More than a few people were surprised when Facebook said it would pay $19 billion for messaging app startup WhatsApp, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that he believed it was actually worth more. During a keynote presentation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Zuckerberg said, "If we can do a good job with WhatsApp [and] grow it, it will be a huge business. Zuckerberg was speaking to a room full of carriers and he knew it, he’s looking for between three and five more telcos to deliver national initiatives in new markets.