10 Ways Facebook Could Have Spent WhatsApp's $19 Billion

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  • $19 Billlion Can Go a Long Way
  • Pay the United Nations Budget
  • Pay the Federal Student Lunch Budget
  • 2 Million of Rihanna’s Bikini
  • Pay for Medical Bills
  • Pony Up for California Drought Relief
  • Fronted Ukraine’s Multi-Billion Dollar Loan
  • Bail Out HBCUs in Debt
  • Pick Up Tuition Tabs
  • Fund the Construction of World Trade Centers
  • Jay Z and Beyoncé’s Penthouse

Pay the United Nations Budget

On the heels of the conflict in Syria, the United Nations requested a record-breaking $13 billion for humanitarian relief efforts in 2014. The WhatsApp purchase could have covered Syria, with money left to help Central African Republic, South Sudan and more.

(Photo: Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

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