Facebook just made a huge, non-Farmville related purchase!
The Social Network just bought WhatsApp, the app that allows users to send unlimited messages without paying phone carrier text messaging fees.
How much was it bought for? Oh, just $19 billion, which breaks down to $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook stock, and $3 billion in restricted stock that will go the app's founders and employees and will vest over the next 3 years.
You better poke us because we are in disbelief!
Ashton was definitely not punking anyone when he sent out this tweet: