Whatsapp, the multiplatform mobile messaging app that has been one of the runaway success stories for ad-free, paid services, has been in talks to be acquired by Facebook, according to sources close to the matter. We’re still digging around on potential price and other details about how advanced the deal is. But as mobile becomes the latest battleground in the Internet’s game of thrones, you can see how such a deal could make sense.
A year ago, WhatsApp was serving a billion messages a day. Today, it sits at the number two position on the App Store's Top Paid list and likely serves even more messages per day.
You can purchase WhatsApp Messenger from the App Store for $0.99.
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