WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most popular and widely used Smartphone app utilized by over 800 million users. Now giant social networking, enterprise Facebook owns WhatsApp, who bought it in the whooping price of $19 billion last year – reason was simple witnessing its overwhelming fame.
According to reports, WhatsApp is the most extensively used favorite instant chatting up in countries like India, Brazil, Mexico, including many other developing and developed western countries too. Moreover, in countries like Spain WhatsApp penetration is more than conventional SMS service, because WhatsApp is cheaper than the Telco’s bound SMS service.
Also the rationale behind this massive success of WhatsApp in the mere few years of its launch in 2009 is its user friendly – simple yet tempting features. Now WhatsApp has come a long way and after getting many updates the most recent and imperative one was the availability of voice calling feature. Now it has become the one stop communication app for millions of Smartphone users – who make use of it every day to remain, connected with others. Moreover, the new phenomenon of posting unique WhatsApp status messages on your profile by acquiring them from popular websites like PingZic.
Furthermore, the knack of allowing users to send and receive various types of files involving video clips, images, audio files and emojis as well makes WhatsApp – the ultimate instant chatting Smartphone app. These cited features makes users able to barter any interesting thing with their family and friends instantly to make a conversation more interesting through it. Moreover, it’s just like a chat room to chat with your loved ones instantly.
Now with the availability of the much awaited free voice calling feature for WhatsApp users are over the moon. For the reason that now their favorite Smartphone app permits them to make free voice calls with real time crystal clear quality. This feature is now being aided millions of users to talk for free with their loved ones – no matter where ever they are in the world.
Another, reason behind the huge WhatsApp reputation is the massive Smartphone penetration around the world. This all happened because of the furnishing cheep Smartphone’s by several manufacturers, allowing even low-budget markets also to purchase Android Smartphone easily. This is the most astounding fact that because of affordable Smartphone manufacturing and availability in the last few years – that now an android Smartphone is available at the cost of $50.
Therefore, people of developing countries, who bought their first ever Smartphone – it is like they had purchased a tiny computer because of the feature it has. That is why developing countries have become the source of firewood of the hefty increase in WhatsApp usage in the last few years – which no other Smartphone app was able to accomplish.
This is not the end of it, as there are still a huge population of the world still does not have a Smartphone, if these users have also somehow gotten their hands on a Smartphone – WhatsApp usage is only going to boost further. But, it’s the popularity of WhatsApp is justifiable because it presented the features which users wanted.