The WhatsApp cross-platform messaging app has surpassed Twitter as the biggest mobile messaging app in the world as reported by mobile marketing site MobileMarketingWatch.
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum said in a statement "WhatsApp is now bigger than Twitter with 200 million monthly active users. The company daily processes eight billion inbound messages and twelve billion outbound. Today, WhatsApp is the single most-used independent smartphone app in nearly every country in the world."
The question then becomes, what is WhatsApp and what does it do, anyway? Let's take a closer look, shall we? The following are some of the things about this app and the things you could do as a user of this mobile messaging app:
- WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for Short Message Service (SMS).
- WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Nokia and Windows Phone and yes, those phones can all message each other.
- Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same Internet data plan that you use for email and Web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends and family.
- In addition to basic messaging iPhone, Android and BlackBerry WhatsApp Messenger users can send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.
The WhatsApp mobile messaging app currently do not support tablets, computers, or Wi-Fi only devices. You can download the app from a web browser on the smartphones mentioned above via the link here. Enjoy folks!