Whatsapp Messenger is a freeware instant messaging application for Android, iOS and other Smartphones. Whatsapp messenger uses the phone internet connection (or Wifi connection) to send messages and voice call to your friends and family. Whatsapp users can send videos clips (upto 16MB), audio clips, pictures and emojjis. Users can also attach a document, send their location and add contact cards. All the data that is shared in Whatsapp is end-to-end encrypted.
Whatsapp Messenger was launched in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, both of them former employees of Yahoo. Whatsapp Messenger was launched in app store for iPhones and two months later, the app was launched for blackberry. Whatsapp earned millions of dollars shortly after its release with over 250 million users in a month, charging first time installment payment for iPhones user and pay per year for android users. One of the main attraction of Whatsapp Messenger was it did not contain any ads in the app, attracting million of users. On February 2014, Facebook announced that it has acquired Whatsapp for 19 billion US dollars.
Some of the features of whatsapp
Text messages – easy and simple messaging, Whatsapp Messenger uses your phone internet connection so that you can send text messages to your family and friends for free and avoid SMS fees.
Group Chats – create Groups with your family tree and your common friends to keep in touch with everyone. In group chats you can share images, video clips and messages with upto 256 people all at once. You can also customize your group notifications, mute the group notifications, change the group image etc
Voice calls – Whatsapp messenger offers voice call to its user using internet connection. With voice calls you can call your love ones for free, even if they are in another country.
Video calls – Whatsapp messenger also offers video call to its user using the internet connection just like the voice call. In Video calls, you can call your love ones or friends and talk with them face-to-face.
Photos and videos – Whatsapp Messenger users can send and receive photos and video clips instantly. With the build-in camera app, users can instantly capture the moment and share pictures or videos to your friends and family.
Voice messages – with just a tap and hold on the voice recorder icon in Whatsapp messenger, users can says and share what is on their mind.
Documents – users can send PDF, spreadsheet, slideshows and many other more attachment through Whatsapp. Users can send documents upto 100MB
Security – with many personal moments shared on Whatsapp messenger, all the data transfers and received are end-to-end encrypted so that all the text/calls and personal information are secured.
Whatsapp on desktop – users can download the application from the web to their PC and sync it with their mobile Whatsapp account and use Whatsapp on whichever device is more convenient for you.
With more than one billion daily active users, Whatsapp offers a product support for any issue that the user is facing. Whatsapp Users can contact the support at [email protected] for any concerns regarding the product. Whatsapp also has a FAQ (frequently asked questions) forum where the user can browse through a list of general question for all the different phone platforms with answers on how to resolve them. Users can also search for the answer by inputting their question on the How can we help you search box to find the answers.
Download WhatsApp on you mobile:
Android phone – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp
iOS devices – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/whatsapp-messenger/id310633997
Open WhatsApp on your computer – https://web.whatsapp.com/