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Facebook's WhatsApp Mega Deal: 5 Rivals

After Facebook's WhatsApp deal, pundits couldn't get over the price. But consider these five other sky-high acquisitions from the last decade.

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riyyengar,
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2/22/2014 | 9:36:09 AM
Heading is misleading
Hi -- the post is informative ... however -- the heading is misleading. 

Facebook's WhatsApp Mega Deal: 5 Rivals


when you say rivals -- people think rivals to whats app -- 

Also -- they 5 deals mentioned in the post are 5 different deals. They have no relation to the heading.

any way -- good attempt.

 

thanks

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