Facebook Paid $19 Billion For WhatsApp And That Same Amount Of Money Could Have Bought 2 Nuclear Armed Submarines | Exploring Markets

Facebook Paid $19 Billion For WhatsApp And That Same Amount Of Money Could Have Bought 2 Nuclear Armed Submarines

Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp is a remarkable moment for the tech, social media, and venture capital spaces.

It is the largest-ever acquisition of a venture-backed company. To put the size of the acquisition into perspective, you must see this list from the Wall Street Journal. It shows several things that $19 billion could have bought. Including two nuclear submarines: