The year that is coming to an end has been really memorable for WhatsApp. The growing number of the users of this Facebook-owned app (which are now more than a billion all over the world) has confirmed its leadership in the field of instant messaging, and thanks to the hard work of its developers WhatsApp is noticeably improved, offering its users a wide range of services. All for free.
If you use WhatsApp (and it is unlikely that you don’t, since the app has now more that 1 billion active monthly users all over the world), you are certainly aware that the service is constantly transforming, thanks to the frequent addition of new features.
And that’s not all, since the developers of WhatsApp often roll out new versions of the app containing bug fixes and performance improvements. And this is exactly the case of the new Beta version of WhatsApp for Android we are going to talk about today.
Today we are going to talk about the latest release of WhatsApp that the developers have just made available for Nokia Symbian and Nokia Belle users. This latest Beta version, which comes with number 2.16.57, weighs 5.7MB and, even though it doesn’t bring any new feature, comes with bug fixes and performance improvements. So it is certainly advisable to spend some time to install it on your Nokia device.
The announcement was given earlier this year, and now it is important that all WhatsApp users check their smartphones since they risk to be too old to keep on supporting the app. In February WhatsApp has announced that by the end of 2016 outdated models will not be able to run anymore the service, because the company intends to focus on other newer mobile platforms.
If you are addicted to WhatsApp, you certainly know that the developers of the app constantly roll out updated versions of our beloved app, and yet it never stops to amaze us to see that quite every day we can download another better version of WhatsApp. Android is the platform that usually receives first (and more often) the updates since it has the majority of users, but the other platforms are kept updated as well. That said, let’s see what’s new today.
During the last few months we could see the addition of several changes and improvements to WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned app, which now counts more than one billion active users spread all over the world, is available for free for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry platforms and allows its users to chat, share videos and photos, to make calls and, now, video calls.
After the release of the much awaited video calling feature, other great news for WhatsApp users. Our beloved instant messaging app is in fact testing a new feature which will allow users to watch shared videos while they are being downloaded.
For the moment only Beta testers using Android devices are enabled to download this latest update, that has been spotted with the latest betas. However, there are signs that the new feature will soon be available in stable versions of the app also on iOS.