1. uinktyo's Avatar
    https://blog.whatsapp.com/

    WhatsApp support for mobile devices

    Earlier this week WhatsApp turned seven years old. It has been an amazing journey and in the coming months we're putting an even greater emphasis on security features and more ways to stay in touch with the people that you care about.

    But anniversary dates are also an opportunity to look back. When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store was only a few months old. About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia. Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft which account for 99.5 percent of sales today were on less than 25 percent of mobile devices sold at the time.

    As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use. So, by the end of 2016, we will be ending support for WhatsApp Messenger on the following mobile platforms:

    BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10
    Nokia S40
    Nokia Symbian S60
    Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
    Windows Phone 7.1
    While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future.

    This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp. If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone before the end of 2016 to continue using WhatsApp.

    February 26, 2016

    Delivered by my Z30
    02-27-16 06:20 AM
  2. TGIS's Avatar
    That's OK. BBM is far superior than whatsapp

     Priv... cue the comeback!
    02-27-16 06:22 AM
  3. MrGlenn's Avatar
    While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future.
    Hahaha, what a generic nonsense. Their BB10 developer has been so on-point, some of those "new features" actually hit BB10 first. I can see why they would prefer for him to work on their other versions instead.

    BlackBerry 10, Passport signed.
    02-27-16 06:24 AM
  4. Alain_A's Avatar
    a good thing I don't use whatsapp
    IndianTiwari likes this.
    02-27-16 06:26 AM
  5. IndianTiwari's Avatar
    a good thing I don't use whatsapp
    Me too. Happy with BBM.

    Blackberry Priv on Etisalat 4G Network
    02-27-16 06:34 AM
  6. Nick Spagnolo's Avatar
    Wow, seems arrogant. Or is BB10 too secure and private for what's app

    Z10
    02-27-16 06:35 AM
  7. conite's Avatar
    Wow, seems arrogant. Or is BB10 too secure and private for what's app

    Z10
    Or maybe with 0.2% of the market share, and dropping fast, BB10 isn't worth their while?
    JeepBB, TgeekB, eldricho and 1 others like this.
    02-27-16 06:42 AM
  8. uinktyo's Avatar
    That's OK. BBM is far superior than whatsapp

     Priv... cue the comeback!
    But the fact right now whatssapp is number 1 chat messenger which use by majority (for work and personal purposes)

    Delivered by my Z30
    02-27-16 06:49 AM
  9. idhbar's Avatar
    Great news are coming very fast..first twitter, now what's app..who is next!

    02-27-16 06:57 AM
  10. uinktyo's Avatar
    Great news are coming very fast..first twitter, now what's app..who is next!

    What's happen with twitter? I'm not yet that news

    Delivered by my Z30
    02-27-16 06:59 AM
  11. tollfeeder's Avatar
    Now, if somebody would code a decent Telegram client or port an existing one like this https://github.com/Dax89/harbour-sailorgram it wouldn't be that bad. But I really don't see THAT happening.

    Via Pasta CB10
    02-27-16 07:01 AM
  12. donnation's Avatar
    That blows, WhatsApp for BB10 was actually a good app that they gave good support too. This is a real blow simply because of the number of people that use it. BBM is dead, and has been dead for a while. This is a real loss for BB10 and you can just go ahead and bury it at this point, its dead.
    02-27-16 07:03 AM
  13. Alain_A's Avatar
    Great news are coming very fast..first twitter, now what's app..who is next!


    that too, I don't use
    02-27-16 07:04 AM
  14. Uzi's Avatar
    02-27-16 07:10 AM

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