February 19th, 2014
10:50 PM ET

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

Facebook's $19 billion buy.

The social media giant announcing Wednesday that it has just bought a mobile messaging app called WhatsApp.

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

It's Facebook's largest buy ever, but is it worth it? And what the heck is WhatsApp?

CNN Technology analyst Brett Larson and Mediaite's Joe Concha are OutFront.

Filed under: Business • Facebook • News • Social Media
July 25th, 2013
09:34 PM ET

Mobile gains boost Facebook stock

The world's number one social network posted its biggest single day percentage gain – since going public.

Up nearly 30% Thursday to close at more than $34 a share.

Facebook rallies 30%, logs best day ever

Fueling the rally was a huge jump in revenue from mobile advertising - something that's plagued the company since it went public over a year ago.

Has Facebook finally figured it out?

OutFront: David Kirkpatrick , author of the "The Facebook Effect"

Filed under: Facebook • Tech