"Facebook Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Finnish company Dingle Oy. The CEOs Mark Zuckerberg and Juho Jokinen will appear in a conjunct press conference during the Android/Facebook event on Thursday, April 4, 10:00 Pacific Time".
How much has Facebook paid?
The price was not disclosed, but AllThingsD reported it was in several million — 60 percent in cash and 40 percent in stock.
See you in Palo Alto, bitches! #adiosFinland
— Simone (@bocedi) March 31, 2013
The deal is part of Facebook's broader strategy to entrench its brand in Europe and especially in the Nordics,where Facebook is all its inhabitants have during the long winter.
I apologize for my previous tweet. I won't let success change me. My new assistant mistyped my words. #stuckInFinlandAfterAll
— Simone (@bocedi) April 1, 2013
More updates will follow.
For now,we'll take today as day off to celebrate.
UPDATE: April fools day. :)