According to the WSJ (Wall Street Journal):
Yahoo! wants Snapchat.
Snapchat, to date, it is valued at 10 billion dollars.
Snapchat is a very popular app among young people and especially among adolescents.
And ‘an app for chatting with images that are self-destroy within a few seconds (from 1 to 10 seconds according to preferences set by the user), without that users can save them: a chat “disposable”, defined by many .
Facebook in the past also was interested in buying it,
but he received a “no” because, to say the founders, the app was worth much more than what is offered by Facebook (3 billion dollars, in 2013 – ed).
Tick here strong Yahoo! the success of Alibaba (recently listed on the stock exchange – ed) which has invested $ 1 billion in 2005 to detect 40% of the Chinese e-commerce company.
Yahoo! has earned 9.4 billion dollars, after listing in Alibaba bag.
In the past, Yahoo! has also invested 1.1 billion dollars for the Tumblr blog.