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How to buy WhatsApp shares | $303.17

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WhatsApp, an American messaging service with around 1.5 billion users is often used as an alternative to text messages and group chats: from your family chat to what once was used to arrange a stag-do but has since become a must-have to keep in touch over lockdown. WhatsApp is owned by Facebook, so if you want to invest you'll need to buy shares in its parent company.

What's going on with WhatsApp shares?

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla tweeted on January 7 2021 two words: 'Use Signal' referring to rival the messaging app. It came after WhatsApp threatened to disable any accounts that don't accept its new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service that makes data-sharing with Facebook mandatory for all of its users by February 8 2021. As a result, Facebook's stock price started to fall.

Can I buy WhatsApp shares?

While you can't invest directly in WhatsApp, you can buy Facebook shares, which is the company that owns WhatsApp. Facebook is listed on the NASDAQ with stock code FB.US the current share price is $303.17 (25 minute delay).

WhatsApp is owned by Facebook (FB) a leading Interactive Media & Services business based in the USA. It opened the day at $314.81, after a previous close of $316.56. During the day the price has varied from a low of $303.04 to a high of $318.28. The latest price was $303.17 (25 minute delay). WhatsApp (FB) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 68177 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

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  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: FB in this case.
  5. Research WhatsApp (Facebook) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your WhatsApp (Facebook) shares. It's that simple.

Information last updated 2022-01-22.
Open$314.81Previous close$316.56
High$318.28Change$-13.39
Low$303.04Change %-4.2298%
Close$303.17Timestamp2022-01-21
Volume28710717GMT offset0
IndustryInternet Content & InformationCurrency symbol$
CodeFBCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameMeta Platforms Inc.ISINUS30303M1027
ExchangeNASDAQCUSIP30303M102
Currency codeUSDSectorCommunication Services
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees68177

WhatsApp (Facebook) share price

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Is it a good time to invest in Facebook?

The Facebook share price has dropped in 2020, which may attract investors who think the company has a bright long-term future. While Facebook's revenue may decrease as a result of the pandemic, it remains the most popular social media platform in the world, with over 2.4 billion users.
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An overview of Facebook the parent company of WhatsApp

Meta Platforms, Inc. develops products that enable people to connect and share with friends and family through mobile devices, personal computers, virtual reality headsets, and in-home devices worldwide. It operates in two segments, Family of Apps and Facebook Reality Labs. The Family of Apps segment's products include Facebook, which enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a community for sharing photos, videos, and private messages; Messenger, a messaging application for people to connect with friends, family, groups, and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp, a messaging application that is used by people and businesses to communicate in a private way, as well as other services. The Facebook Reality Labs segment provides augmented and virtual reality related consumer hardware, software, and content that help people feel connected, anytime, and anywhere. The company was formerly known as Facebook, Inc. and changed its name to Meta Platforms, Inc. in October 2021. Meta Platforms, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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