WhatsApp is a messaging app available for all smart device which works under subscription business model. To download this app in mobile you need to have an internet connection. WhatsApp was introduced by Brian Acton and Jan Koum. But last year Facebook has bought this app for US$22 billion.
At the starting of this year January 2015, the number of users around the worldwide was 600 million and now currently in may, it reached more than 800 million users. With the help of this app, you can able to send and receive text messages, picture messages, videos, share photos and voice messages.
At first the WhatsApp is available for only android mobiles; later on, it was introduced in Apple iPhone, Blackberry, and Symbian. This year WhatsApp has been launched for Tizen store which is found to be available for Tizen OS. In august 2011, the WhatsApp has become a built-in app in Nokia series 40. Now it’s available not only available in mobile phones but also support windows desktop computers.
WhatsApp with latest updated services in the mobile store
WhatsApp messenger is one of the top messaging App in all the mobile stores and it has created a landmark in messaging service platform. There is no additional fees pay to download this App.
With the help of phone’s internet connection (2G, 3G, 4G, EDGE, and wifi are available) you can send or share messages with friends and family.
Now WhatsApp is updated with free calls, as you don’t have to pay money. But through WhatsApp, you can access the emergency service numbers. The next features available by this app are the group chat. You can add a number of people to group chats to enjoy and have fun with your friends.
This app is also used by business users to inform any important company-related information’s or send pictures in groups. From computer’s browsers, you can send and receive all types of messages through the web.
For international calls and chats, WhatsApp not charges any amount. You can chat with your friends around the world and avoid international SMS charges. When you download WhatsApp, you no need to sign up with mail id or password.
It works with your phone number
It works with your phone number, just like sums, and integrates seamlessly with your phone’s existing address book. There is no arising of confusion, whether you are logged in or not. Once when you download, with the help of net connection you will never miss any messages.
People can be easily connected with your contacts that have WhatsApp. Even when you keep WhatsApp OFF, you can still able to receive the older messages sent from your friends to mobile when you ON gain.
Other features available in WhatsApp have broadcast messages to multiple contacts at once, email chat history, set custom wallpapers, write your status, and share your location and exchange contacts. Competing with lots of messaging service in the world like we chat, Viber and Japan’s LINE WhatsApp now handles more than 30 billion messages per day.