Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth a staggering $19bn.
Let's see just how that stacks up...
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$1bn is how much Facebook paid for the photo-sharing app in 2012.
The Ferrari Formula One Team, owned
by Fiat, is worth $1.1bn.
The world’s biggest football club is valued at $2.23bn.
The American Revolution was one of the world’s most famous military battles. It cost $2.4bn
Snapchat knocked back a $3bn bid from Facebook last year.
Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Spacecraft cost $75m to build. Sent every week for a year, it would cost $3.8bn.
the Virgin tycoon’s
net worth stands
at around $4.6bn.
The luxury sports car maker’s brand is valued at $5.7bn.
The most expensive building in the world, built in Singapore, cost $6bn.
To help repair the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan, it could cost $6bn.
The fashion label’s brand value stands at $7.1bn.
Each satellite sent to Mars by NASA costs $671.37m. Just over $6.7bn will send 10.
To build the Olympic Stadium in London 10 times over, it would cost $7.75bn.
Every month, online retail giant Amazon made $8.34bn in 2012/13.
10,000 bottles of Gout de Diamant Brut Diamond Champagne costs a jaw-dropping $1million each
Would be enough to house all the refugees from Homs in Jordan for a decade.
The United Nations allocated $13bn for worldwide humanitarian relief in 2014.
Despite splurging on WhatsApp, the social network’s brand is valued at $13.7bn.
Harry Potter, the hugely-popular series of books and films made a whopping $15bn.
Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO is worth an estimated $16bn
The amount Facebook paid to buy out Whatsapp