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Was Google Willing To Outbid Facebook For WhatsApp?

Following Facebook’s agreement to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion, this week, Fortune reported that Google had offered to buy the messaging app the $10 billion. Now, however, The Information is reporting that the search giant was willing to best Facebook’s final bid of nearly $20 billion. “Last week, Google CEO Larry Page met with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in a last-ditch effort to prevent the rapidly growing messaging app from selling itself to Facebook,” it reports.

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