WhatsApp: the new text messaging

WhatsApp: the new text messaging

www.guardian.co.uk
New As texting turns 20, could this popular app that allows phone users to chat for free take the place of SMS?You've heard of texting, right? Billions of people use text messages, which have just turned 20. And you've heard of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), the free system for users of BlackBerry...
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