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WhatsApp review: 48 facts and highlights

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72
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Why is WhatsApp better than the average?

  • Rating on Google Play
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    4.3vs4.14
  • Languages supported
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    33vs14.46
  • Monthly users
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    1500mvs145.32m
  • Rating on Apple's App Store
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    4vs3.93

General info

1.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
2.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
4.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
5.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
6.languages supported

33

You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.

Users

1.rating on Google Play

4.3

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
2.monthly users

1500m

With more users it is likely that more people you know will use the app too.
3.rating on Apple's App Store

4

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Contacts

1.You can send a contact stamp
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You can quickly and conveniently forward a person’s contact details on. This is a lot easier than finding their number and typing it into a message.
2.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
3.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
2.Has “message seen” notification
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You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
3.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
4.Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
5.Shows when a user was last active
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You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”
6.You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.
2.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.
5.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
2.Has end-to-end encryption
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End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
3.Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.

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