Facebook’s deal with WhatsApp has everyone talking about how much messages are really worth. So should investors consider picking up their BlackBerrys again?
Facebook has agreed to pay up to $19 billion for fast-growing messenger service WhatsApp as part of a bid to command more of consumers’ time on their mobile devices. The price equates to an impressive $42 each for WhatsApp’s roughly 450 million monthly active users.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.