WhatsApp is an instant messaging app for smartphones that operates under a subscription business model. WhatsApp offers a number of feature like sharing text messages, images, video, share location, audio, and recently launched voice call. WhatsApp has extended it’s range to almost all platforms like Android, IOS, Windows, Blackberry, Symbian.
In January 2015, WhatsApp was the most globally popular messaging app with more than 600 million active users. In April 2015, WhatsApp reached 800 million active users.
WhatsApp Inc., based in Mountain View, California, was acquired by Facebook on February 19, 2014, for approximately $16 billion USD.
With the new feature of WhatsApp Web which help to use use WhatsApp via your browser, now available only for android user, is very exciting and works very accurately except the only disadvantage that registered phone should have an active internet connection when using WhatsApp via browser which is a bit of annoying because if the device running low internet speed then Whatsapp stops working on the browser. Apart from that Whatsapp is excelling in all aspect and now it is expected that Whatspp will soon come with the Video Calling feature.