Facebook's Latest Purchase

By now I'm sure you would have heard that Facebook has purchased WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion! That sure is a lot of money for an app, and I can't help but feel that that amount of money could have been better spent... but maybe that's just me.

In light of their latest acquisition, I whipped up this little chart, putting that $19 billion into a bit of perspective: 

(PS: Just to clarify, I don't mean to say that I think Facebook should buy Iceland...)