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WhatsApp: Freeware, cross-platform an end-tae-end encryptit instant messagin application for smartphones

WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware, cross-platform an end-tae-end encryptit instant messagin application for smartphones.[6] It uises the Internet tae mak vyce caws, ane tae ane video caws; send text messages, eemages, GIF, videos, documents, uiser location, audio files, phone contacts an vyce notes[7][8] tae ither uisers uisin staundart cellular mobile nummers.

WhatsApp Messenger
WhatsApp logo.svg
Ineetial releaseJanuar 2009; 13 years ago (2009-01)
Stable release(s)
iOS2.20.51 / Mey 7, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-05-07)[1]
Android2.20.157 / Mey 13, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-05-13)[2]
Preview release(s)
iOS (Beta) / Mairch 5, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-03-05)
Android (Beta)2.20.171 / Mey 22, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-05-22)[3]
Written inErlang[4]
Operatin seestemCross-platform
Available inMultilingual
TeepInstant messagin an social media
LicenseFreeware, proprietary
WhatsApp Inc.
Teep o businessSubsidiary
FoonditFebruar 24, 2009; 13 years ago (2009-02-24)
HeidquartersMountain View, Californie, Unitit States
CEOJan Koum


  1. "‎WhatsApp Messenger". App Store (in Inglis). Retrieved 18 Mey 2020.
  2. "WhatsApp Messenger". Google Play (in Inglis). Retrieved 18 Mey 2020.
  3. "WhatsApp Messenger APKs". APKMirror. Retrieved 23 Mey 2020.
  4. Ainsley O'Connell. "Inside Erlang, The Rare Programming Language Behind WhatsApp's Success". Retrieved 21 Februar 2014.
  5. Metz, Cade (15 September 2015). "Why WhatsApp Only Needs 50 Engineers for Its 900M Users". Wired. Condé Nast. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  6. Metz, Cade (5 Apryle 2016). "Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People". Wired (magazine). Condé Nast. Retrieved 13 Mey 2016.
  7. Voice calling, 12 Mairch 2015
  8. "WhatsApp Voice Calling". 4 Apryle 2015.

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