The information was first reported by the website Digital Trends was revealed by a reliable source from internal sources. Talks between Google and WhatsApp have started four or five weeks ago.
WhatsApp mentioned trying to find a way to get a higher acquisition price. Figures offer from Google is reportedly nearing the 1 billion U.S. dollars.
WhatsApp acquisition has been predicted since the beginning will print the value of millions of dollars, after Facebook bought Instagram years ago.
If the year 2012 is the year of photo sharing apps, so this year was the instant messaging application so excellent. In 2013, the instant messaging applications, such as Line, WeChat, KakaoTalk and WhatsApp, the more aggressively increase the number of users.
The WhatsApp purchase plan can be called a “shortcut” Google to compete with Facebook and other instant messages.