JMH Moderator, News & Information, BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst, Contributor Joined Apr 2, 2012 Posts 7,197 Mar 8, 2014 #1 A recent $19 billion purchase has turned more than a few heads, and rightfully so. Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp is one of the largest acquisitions ever (not to mention the sum is more than the gross domestic capital of Iceland). Money talks. So what is this $19 billion transaction saying? Click to expand... Facebook Buys WhatsApp: what does it mean for WhatsApp privacy?