WhatsApp is now Free and Will Remain Ad Free

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One of the most popular messenger WhatsApp is ditching their yearly payment of 0.99$ and made it free for lifetime. Previously we had it free for the first year and then we needed to pay the amount for continue using the service. But now the company recently announced that we dont need to pay this anymore. Its totally free for now. Even the company also mentioned that the app will remainn ad free which will help users to use it without any trouble.

The company mentioned

“Nearly a billion people around the world today rely on WhatsApp to stay in touch with their friends and family. That’s why we’re happy to announce that WhatsApp will no longer charge subscription fees. For many years, we’ve asked some people to pay a fee for using WhatsApp after their first year. As we’ve grown, we’ve found that this approach hasn’t worked well. Many WhatsApp users don’t have a debit or credit card number and they worried they’d lose access to their friends and family after their first year. So over the next several weeks, we’ll remove fees from the different versions of our app and WhatsApp will no longer charge you for our service. Naturally, people might wonder how we plan to keep WhatsApp running without subscription fees and if today’s announcement means we’re introducing third-party ads. The answer is no.”
They also mentioned

“Starting this year, we will test tools that allow you to use WhatsApp to communicate with businesses and organizations that you want to hear from. That could mean communicating with your bank about whether a recent transaction was fraudulent, or with an airline about a delayed flight. We all get these messages elsewhere today – through text messages and phone calls – so we want to test new tools to make this easier to do on WhatsApp, while still giving you an experience without third-party ads and spam.”

With the huge base of members, they company is serious with their business. Now with the time we will be able to see how the company transforms their business hugely.

So readers, what do you think about this step of this company? Do you think they took a great step towards a larger business? Let us know in the comments below!

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