Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Feb 2014 22:20 UTC
Internet & Networking

Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WhatsApp, a rapidly growing cross-platform mobile messaging company, for a total of approximately $16 billion, including $4 billion in cash and approximately $12 billion worth of Facebook shares. The agreement also provides for an additional $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp’s founders and employees that will vest over four years subsequent to closing.

A huge deal. WhatsApp is one of the biggest messaging services is in the world - maybe even the biggest.

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RE: Telegram maybe?!
by WereCatf on Thu 20th Feb 2014 15:21 UTC in reply to "Telegram maybe?!"
WereCatf
Member since:
2006-02-15

I have to ask: does Telegram allow you to recover your password if you've lost it? Either by sending you your password in mail or by letting you reset it to a new one or anything?

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RE[2]: Telegram maybe?!
by ichi on Thu 20th Feb 2014 15:52 in reply to "RE: Telegram maybe?!"
ichi Member since:
2007-03-06

I have to ask: does Telegram allow you to recover your password if you've lost it? Either by sending you your password in mail or by letting you reset it to a new one or anything?


There's no password.

AFAIK it generates a key when you verify your phone number with the SMS code. If the key is lost for whatever reason then you can run the verification again.

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