Washington, Feb. 25 ANI | 7 months ago

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly said that he has no plans for bidding again for Snapchat's acquisition after the recent multi-billion WhatsApp deal.


During a keynote event at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Zuckerberg initially ignored the question about bidding on Snapchat again, but when pressed further, he said simply said 'no'.

According to Mashable, he said, "after buying a company for 16 billion dollars (additional 3 billion dollars in RSUs), you're probably done for awhile."

Facebook had been eyeing Snapchat for quite some time, but post the mega WhatsApp's deal, analysts said that an offer from Facebook for the photo sharing service was more unlikely now, because the founders of WhatsApp have openly criticised Snapchat.

It is said that Snapchat had turned down a 3 billion dollar acquisition offer from Facebook back in November, and Snapchat cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel later acknowledged that there had been some offer, and said he was more focused on trying to "build a business."

(Posted on 25-02-2014)

Share This Page:


Post your comments


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

MORE MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |