Executives for BlackBerry reportedly flew to California last week to meet with Facebook over potential bid talks. Although, it’s unclear if Facebook is receptive of placing a bid for BlackBerry.
Facebook had long been rumored to be building its own smartphone. However, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has publicly stated it would be the “wrong strategy” for the social network.
If the reports are accurate, Facebook joins a long list of companies reportedly looking into bids. “If someone knocks on your door, don’t answer, it is just Blackberry asking you to buy them,” a trader quips to Notable Calls.