WhatsApp has become a must have app for every smartphone on the planet. And running the majority of these devices is Android, Google's own mobile OS. So it's only natural that they get in talks with representatives from the messaging app and strike a deal. Now, every WhatsApp user can backup their chats to Drive seamlessly, and it still stays secure.
Of lately, it has become a trend among college students to exchange notes in the form of images or sometimes even as voice notes. And corporates too have moved to use the messaging app to share various files among employees.
The possible benefits of having a dedicated Google Drive service in the messaging app are many. Let's take a look at a few.
It maybe a long time ago but we did go to the library for all project works and note making. But with Google in every nook and corner of our life, we've almost forgotten to visit the revered house of books. Any books purchased through Google's store can also be shared through the messaging app with ease.
Save as you wish
So you send and receive notes from your friends. But it could take hours for you to sort through every image. Google could help to arrange each page according to your choice, and create a document for you immediately. You save time as well as space.
Easy doc management
Corporates have been sharing files among various teams using WhatsApp and its different versions too. If Google makes all its services available through WhatsApp, it will lead to easier management and sharing of documents.
New age productivity
With Google completely integrated into the app, it will lead create a new dimension to mobile productivity. Editing documents, creating annotations could be simplified with shortcuts through the app.
Google could create a whole new repository of notes, documents, voice messages if they integrate Drive entirely into the WhatsApp ecosystem. Every group member could be given different levels of access to the documents and files.