It may have been a long time coming, but as predicted last month, the major Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp has been approved by the European Union today, which was revealed as the deadline early last month.
“We have carefully reviewed this proposed acquisition and come to the conclusion that it would not hamper competition in this dynamic and growing market. Consumers will continue to have a wide choice of consumer communications apps,” European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said.
“Consumers will continue to have a wide choice of consumer communications apps”
Now that the acquisition has been approved, will you continue using WhatsApp? Speak your mind in the comments below.