WhatsApp has in recent years built up a user base that numbers in the hundreds of millions, the app‘s been working to expand its feature set into new modes of communication. Following a lot of hype and rumors last year, WhatsApp voice call support was introduced for Android devices at the […]
Today, WhatsApp begins its first rollout of a highly-anticipated feature: in-app voice calling. The new feature – dubbed, perhaps unsurprisingly, WhatsApp Calling – is a result of prior promises from WhatsApp executives (from February, last year) that in-app voice call functionality would soon arrive across all platforms. Android users are able […]
In an effort to have you always connected with your friends or colleagues, WhatsApp has a new trick up its sleeve. WhatsApp is coming to the desktop, thanks to a web client that launched today for Chrome and Android. WhatsApp recently confirmed earlier rumors that they designed a new live webpage […]
We all know that feeling; you send a text to your crush, one that you have carefully thought out and pondered about sending for the last two hours, and, after pushing the send button with your sweaty fingers, you anxiously sit and wait for a reply. Minutes pass and you […]
Eight months after we initially heard that Facebook had acquired WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion, the deal has finally been approved by the various commissions involved in the US and Europe. In fact, the deal‘s price tag has actually increased to $21.8 billion.
The very popular messenger app WhatsApp has once again received a software update and this time it adds Android Wear compatibility with voice messaging on your wearable. WhatsApp has over 500 million active users, so expanding its functionality to all possible avenues is no problem, especially after receiving the massive […]
And people ask why Facebook paid so much for WhatsApp? Less than a year ago WhatsApp announced that they had reached 300 million active users, and now they have hit 500 million. That is a massively impressive growth rate, only equalled in the tech world by their parent company, Facebook.
Last month we reported WhatsApp will add voice calls to its app, and we now have our first leak of what it might look like. The first leak is for the iOS version of WhatsApp, and for the first time it seems like we have concrete evidence that we will […]
Just after making a their big acquisition announcement last week, WhatsApp has dropped another big one and announced that they will be adding voice calls to their popular messaging service. CEO of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, made the big announcement himself at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. While no […]
Even though the majority of the world is extremely surprised at the extremely high value Facebook placed on the messaging service when paying a total of $19 billion for WhatsApp. According to new sources, it wasn‘t the only offer that WhatsApp received, however. CNN Fortune reports that Google also tried […]