The WhatsApp Messenger is a free, safe and fast instant messaging app available for Android devices. Ever since the launch, this messaging app gained many users due to its simple interface and useful features. With the WhatsApp app, the user can send and receive text messages, images, documents, audios, and videos. Besides these, the user can send voice messages quickly directly inside the app.
Additionally, the app also lets the user share their contacts and real-time location to others with one tap using WhatsApp. The app has established end-to-end encryption from restricting third groups viewing your WhatsApp chats, etc. The WhatsApp implemented voice calling feature earlier and later on brought the most awaited video calling in it. Whereas now, the app has received a new update with following additions and improvements that are below.
- Right now you can directly watch videos without waiting for them to complete downloading. However, the videos will keep on downloading in the background of your phone.
- Introducing WhatsApp video calling: Now you can have face to face video chats with your friends from anywhere in the world. Data charges may apply. (requires Android 4.1+)
- The app now supports sending and receiving animated GIFs.