Facebook announced the acquisition of the popular text service WhatsApp for the bargain price of $19 billion dollars in a deal that seemed to catch everyone off guard. While many Americans have never heard of the company, WhatsApp is hugely popular outside of the United States and it is not surprising that Facebook is trying to expand their market share into areas outside of America.
Barbara Walters retired in May of 2014 from 'The View', and television hosting in general. Now, 2 of the 3 remaining hosts of 'The View' have been reportedly fired from the lineup, leaving only host Whoopi Goldberg with a job. Sherri Shepherd had been a host on the program for 7 years.
Facebook News & Opinion Articles
|Wed Sep 02, 2015 | politico.com|
Our political discourse is shrinking to fit our smartphone screens. The latest evidence came on Monday night, when Bara...
|Tue Nov 04, 2014 | theatlantic.com|
Open Facebook today and you’ll see a public service announcement of sorts.
“It’s Election Day,” proclaims the text....
|How We Use Social Media, Illustrated|
|Wed Jun 25, 2014|
In honor of the 5th annual Social Media Day, Mashable commissioned a study of how we use social media. Here are our findings, conveniently illustrated for your viewing pleasure.
|Facebook WhatsApp deal|
|Fri Feb 21, 2014|
CNNi talks to Financial Times reporter Ed Hammond about the Facebook WhatsApp billion dollar deal.
|Why did Facebook buy WhatsApp?|
|Thu Feb 20, 2014|
Kristie Lu Stout speaks to Gigaom founder Om Malik about Facebook's $19 billion purchase of popular mobile messaging app.
|Snapchat Rejects Facebook's $3 BILLION OFFER?!|
|Thu Nov 14, 2013|
Amid multiple offers from investors, Snapchat decides to not go with Facebook's 3-billion dollar offer, because that's just pocket change compare to oh my god how is it worth that much?
|Facebook Unveils Instagram Video Sharing|
|Thu Jun 20, 2013|
Facebook is adding video to its Instagram photo- sharing service, challenging more established offerings by Twitter's Vine and Google's YouTube.