It seems, the famous messaging app is breaking up its relationship with BlackBerry and other platforms! Yes! As per the latest news, Whatsapp will be no longer available to certain platforms including BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1, Android 2.2 and Windows Phone 7.1. at the end of this year.
Earlier this week, the Instant messaging app turned seven years old! As per the company, "About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia.
Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft - which account for 99.5 percent of sales today - were on less than 25 percent of mobile devices sold at the time."
If you or one of your employee has any devices, we have one suggests you to enhance your device! In its official blog, the company said, " As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use. So, by the end of 2016, we will be ending support for WhatsApp Messenger"
Moreover, it also added, "While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future. This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp."
Whatsapp is an instant messaging app, which uses Internet connection to send message, images, video, user location and audio media message. As of February 2016, WhatsApp had a user base of up to one billion, making it the most globally popular messaging application.