Facebook Taking on Skype with WhatsApp Voice Calling


The Facebook-owned mobile messaging app WhatsApp is said to be gaining voice calling support within the next few months in order to take on Skype, according to The Guardian. The popular messaging app, which now has 465 million users monthly active users (330 million daily active users), was recently purchased by Facebook for a ton […]

WhatsApp: 5 Reasons to Check Out Facebook’s New App

Facebook's new WhatsApp purchase still lets users send free messages with this popular service.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services that isn’t connected to a major phone operating system like iOS 7 or Android 4.4 KitKat, and Facebook just bought the app for a lot of money. If you’ve never heard of WhatsApp the news may come as a surprise, but the service is similar to […]

WhatsApp Denies Sale to Google


Following a two day period in which rumors of an imminent sale reached a fever pitch, universal messaging client WhatsApp is denying that it has any plans to sell itself to Google. In a correspondence with AllThingsD, Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp’s business development lead, said the company has no plans to sell to Google. Initial reports […]

Google Reportedly In Talks to Buy WhatsApp as iMessage Competitor


Google could be in the final stages of acquiring WhatsApp, a popular messaging client available on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and more. According to inside sources who talked to Digitimes, the messaging service and accompanying apps could fetch as much as $1 billion. These sources claim that WhatsApp has been in talks with Google […]