Facebook announced on Wednesday that it has acquired WhatsApp for $16 billion ($12 billion in stock and $4 billion cash) sending a shockwave across the internet.
Touted as one of the biggest acquisitions in recent mobile tech history, the news got its fare share of 'colourful responses' on social media.
Here's a roundup, by Mashable, of some of the most entertaining reactions on Twitter on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's massive acquisition of WhatsApp.
Im Mark Zuckerberg, i want Whatsapp and i want it NOW! pic.twitter.com/tvbmGclC2E
— PublicistaEnfurecido (@angrypublisher) February 20, 2014
— Pierre Laromiguiere (@Pierre_Vincent) February 19, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg showing stockholders what he did with $16 billion pic.twitter.com/Qq1DZiMfPg
— Alison Forns (@alisonforns) February 19, 2014