We have our own idea about how it all went down when Facebook offered to buy out Snapchat, but the exact reason why the photomessaging app rejected Zuckerberg's $3 billion envelope was never made clear.
According to Snapchat's chief executive, he was looking at the bigger picture. "There are very few people in the world who get to build a business like this," Evan Spiegel told Forbes. "I think trading that for some short-term gain isn't very interesting."
$3 billion? A short-term gain? Where do you eat lunch every day?
Bet he'd never turn down a blip though
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