What exactly is a cross-platform instant messaging WhatsApp application for smartphones? In addition to text messaging, users can exchange their video, images, and audio media messages, WhatsApp is available for: Android, BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, iOS, Series, Symbian (S60), and Windows mobile. The company by the same name was founded in 2009 by Brian Action and Jan Knoum, both Eperts of Yahoo in Santa Clara, California.
WhatsApp users on iOS are efficient to utilize this app and become most popular and it is available as a free download and will be free for first year of use. After the limit, purchasing it from the App store for $0.99, iOS users will have to pay a dollar to use the service for another year. Although the company have decided to push the subscription-based model by the end of the year.
The Question arises “If current iOS users paid 99 cents for the app?” According to Koum, they will not be contrived, with the existent unlimited plan leftover in place of present users could still know that there is nowhere stopping the company from majestic this fee on all users. afterwards, the line is called to reduce internal workings of a sophisticated technique.
On the competitive landscape, WhatsApp is now one of the enormously popular messaging apps around, it transmits more than 17 billion messages a day, This is due to the rise of smartphones and data-based messaging. Therefore, it creates a user account using one’s phone number as username (Prashant ID:[phone number] @s.whatsapp.net). WhatsApp software automatically compares all mobile numbers from the device’s address book with its central database of App users to by it’s own nature, adds contacts to the users WhatsApp contact list. Which would be the first ever utility for easy access to the internet.
WhatsApp is rivaled by Apple’s iMessage on iOS devices and even Facebook, Which launched Facebook Messanger, it reached most smartphones a short while back. If your are owning an iOS device, then, you would like to use WhasApp for an unlimited time? We fairly advise you to download the free App soon. But if you’re satisfied with your exisiting instant messaging services, like Google Talk, Skype, or Yahoo Messanger, WhatsApp doesn’t offer much more in terms of features. About the network, number of people who have already joined, and the group on WhatsApp is influenced and growing stronger every day. (via TechCrunch)