If Facebook’s 19 billion dollar deal to buy WhatsApp didn’t convince you that messaging apps are big business, then… well, this probably won’t convince you either, but you’ll be even more wrong. Tango Messenger, a solid entry in the crowded text chat market, has been given a huge investment by a group of companies including China’s Alibaba.com. Alibaba invested a whopping $215 million, with an extra $65 million coming from previous Tango investors.
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Tango Messenger Gets A $280 Million Investment, Mostly From From Chinese Commercial Group Alibaba was written by the awesome team at Android Police.