It is over a decade since Whatsapp had come into existence and has slowly changed the face of communication.
- The phone address book contacts become the contact list for Whatsapp - hence there is no need to maintain a separate address book.
- It has hence become the default messaging application and has put SMS for daily communication to rest.
- Also, Whatsapp is supported on many platforms like Android, iOS, tablets and Whatsapp Web is available for desktop access.
- Anyone who has your number can view if you are online or offline. So there is no way anyone can hide behind a number.
- The most popular countries that use Whatsapp are in Asia, Latin America and Europe. Quite strangely, US has a comparitively smaller base.
- Whatsapp has features that goes beyond the normal SMS with its most important value - simple use.