Introduction of WhatsApp

fiona December 2, 2018 No Comments

Whatsapp is a social media platform. This is an application that has been used to grow in the new generation. It is used to text messaging and to send photos, videos, documents.

Its operation is similar to the most common instant messaging programs for the computer, although focused and adapted to the mobile. There is a WhatsApp web desktop for computer and, therefore, WhatsApp also works on iPad and on most tablets.

WhatsApp logo

Each user identifies with his mobile phone number. Just know the number of someones to have it in the WhatsApp contact list which is also correct. To converse, it is essential that both the sender and the recipient have this application installed on their digital device.

Messages are sent through the network to the destination phone. To be able to use WhatsApp or WhatsApp web you have to contract a mobile line and, for that, it is convenient to consult the telephony offers and the rates for smartphones.

WhatsApp on my mobile and WhatsApp web on my PC

Not all mobile phones can use this application. The first requirement is that it is a smartphone and, consequently, has an operating system.

Among the mobiles, there are some devices that do not support this App, although less and less. On the WhatsApp website, you can download the application which comes pre-installed on some models. The download is free. It has come out many times the “WhatsApp will be paid” in digital media and social networks. For now, it’s free, even the WhatsApp Business application.

Telephones compatible with WhatsApp

Even to be able to use WhatsApp web from a computer it is necessary that the associated mobile has WhatsApp with an active account since the web version is only an extension of the App, synchronized. If the mobile application is off, disabled or without coverage, WhatsApp web will not work either.

What is WhatsApp for?

The possibilities of WhatsApp vary depending on the phone or device that we have. There are models that accept a basic version and others more advanced. There are versions for Android, iPhone, Mac, Windows Phone and desktop Windows (version 8 or higher, 32 or 64 bits).

The application allows, in addition to text chat, send photographs, audio, and videos. It has direct access to conventional calls which are charged by the operator of contracted telephony, and WhatsApp calls, or even video calls, which are transmitted over the Internet and can either leave for free if we are connected to a Wi-Fi or consume data.

WhatsApp settings

You can customize the application, use emoticons or block users among other things. In general, the configuration is simple. It is also possible to share our location with the user with whom we connect.

How is WhatsApp used? It is safe?

One of the keys to the success of this application lies in its accessibility. It has a simple operation and its learning is very easy. Everyone can start sending and receiving wasps immediately. You choose what you want to share, write or not a message and press the send button. To receive, open the application and select the conversation.

Communicated by WhatsApp

The other strong point is the security that protects conversations thanks to its end-to-end encryption system.

The Californian company Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 but has not integrated it into the structure of its social network, which for the time being continues to use Messenger as a private messaging system among its users. Since then the security has been reinforced, allowing even the participants in a chat to confirm the encryption code.

According to WhatsApp, nobody can decipher the messages, not even them. Until proven otherwise, of course. It is a matter of faith.