WhatsApp Facebook? Twitter is laughing at your $19bn deal
Twitter has been abuzz with jokes and snarky comments over Facebook acquiring WhatsApp. Here's what people tweeted about as they woke up to this mammoth news on Thursday morning.social media Updated: Feb 21, 2014 08:20 IST
Facebook on Wednesday struck one of the most expensive deals ever in the technology sector by acquiring WhatsApp for $19bn. Ever since the news broke, Twitter has been abuzz with jokes and sarcastic comments over the deal.
From people requesting Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to purchase the Indian Railways website, to condemning this as a 'foolish act' for having bought something that can be downloaded for free, people have tweeted funny stuff on the mammoth deal.
Yaar, Zuckerberg, if you are still into acquiring internet services that people spend enormous time on, may I suggest IRCTC.— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) February 20, 2014
Facebook is buying everything where people do timepass. Guess they'd buy the parliament next. #WhatsApp— Faking News (@fakingnews) February 20, 2014
Meanwhile Rahul Gandhi: "Facebook bought #WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars? They could have downloaded it for free!"— Babaji Ka Thullu (@BabajiKaThullu4) February 20, 2014
Meanwhile, WeChat is looking forward to CSK to buy it.. "saalo! Ashish Nehra ko kharid sakte ho.. humein nahi?"— Keh Ke Peheno(in 3D) (@coolfunnytshirt) February 20, 2014
BREAKING: Alia Bhatt acquires WeChat.— Rahul Roushan (@rahulroushan) February 20, 2014
With Facebook taking over WhatsApp you can expect ads, pokes, spam Candy Crush Saga requests and bitstrips. Now then, where's WeChat...— scaryhairyman (@scaryhairyman) February 20, 2014
People know many things Mark Zuckerberg knows only two: Everything you say And everything you do— Fokke & Sukke (@fokkesukke) February 20, 2014
First Published: Feb 20, 2014 13:14 IST