Mark Zuckerberg explains his distinct visions for WhatsApp and Messenger

Still not completely making sense of the strategy, if there is one:

WhatsApp, which Facebook acquired last year for nearly $22 billion, remains a very “utilitarian” tool, primarily designed to replace text messaging, though it now has voice calling, as well. Messenger is centered around connecting Facebook friends and providing a richer experience, such as the ability to send money over the app. “Messenger is very focused on expression and the whole set of things that fit into the tools around the Messenger platform,” Zuckerberg said.

via Mark Zuckerberg explains his distinct visions for WhatsApp and Messenger – Quartz.

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