Whatsapp – one of the most popular cross-platform messaging applications has turned down the rumour that claimed to be in talks with Google for a possible buyout. Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development head confirmed to AllThingsD that the company is not holding any “sales talks with Google.”
The rumour claimed Google would shell out $1 billion to takeover Whatsapp.
Whatsapp’s popularity has gained immensely in recent years, thanks to great penetration in countries like India and the fact that Whatsapp works even on cheap feature phones.
[Via All Things D]