FACEBOOK'S BIGGEST ACQUISITIONS 

BY-HEMAJA BURUD

01

WhatsApp

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

- messaging service

- $22 billion

-    2014

02

Oculus VR

Year of acquisition

Industry

Cost

-virtual reality headsets

$2.3 billion

- 2014

03

Instagram

Year of acquisition

- 2012

Industry

social platform

Cost

- $1 billion

04

CTRL-labs

Year of acquisition

-2019

Industry

-augmented reality glasses

Cost

- $1 billion

05

LiveRail

Year of acquisition

- 2014

Industry

-ad-tech

Cost

- $500 million

06

Onavo

Year of acquisition

Industry

-mobile analytics and data compression app

Cost

- $200 million

- 2013

07

Face.com

Year of acquisition

Industry

-facial recognition software

-2012

Cost

- $100 million

08

RedKix

Year of acquisition

Industry

-messaging platform

Cost

- $100 million

- 2018

09

Parse

Year of acquisition

Industry

-back-end tools provider

Cost

-$85 million

-2013

10

PlayGiga

Year of acquisition

Industry

- video gaming

Cost

-$78 million

- 2019

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