Is Facebook Buying Whatsapp?

Strengthening its mobile hand, Facebook is reportedly in acquisition talks with Whatsapp -- an ad-free, paid multiplatform mobile messaging app. “As mobile becomes the most bloody battleground in the Internet’s game of thrones, you can see how such a deal could make sense,” TechCrunch writes. “For starters, it would be another way for Facebook to continue extending its touchpoints with mobile consumer.”

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