The WhatsApp app is a digital social media service. Let´s check facts: Usable on a daily basis? Secure communication? Free calls? Ready for business?


QUICK FACTS

  • Free Chat
  • Free Calls
  • Free Download
  • Call Any Number/Phone
  • Mobile Calls
  • International Roaming
  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Sharing (Files, Media, etc.)
  • Groups
  • Support
  • All-In-One
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WhatsApp App Evaluation

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Con

Can not connect to contacts outside of WhatsApp. | End-to-end encryption (e2ee) still allows meta data connected to the mobile number


Pro


Summary

The WhatsApp app is part of Facebook (USA).


WhatsApp app security & privacy

Looking for end-to-end encryption (e2ee) is not even the half way. The buzz around the actual messages delivers usable meta data suitable for the blue empire and other 3rd-party interests. Naming Open Whisper Systems refers only to a piece of the entire cake. It´s hard to not feel tricked after all.

Whatsapp on SecurityNYTimes – 2018-04 : WhatsApp Co-Founder about FacebookMUO – 2019-04 : 5 Security Threats

How social is WhatsApp?

WhatsApp users can socialise with WhatsApp users. The freezone° is limited to WhatsApp users.

What makes WhatsApp unique?

It´s part of Facebook and therefore part of the largest online community on this globe.

WhatsApp app for business

Small business owners offer direct online communication. If you are nationwide or international you would opt for Facebooks Messenger. It´s not a shop and you cannot sell Facebook services but connect directly and hopefully increase sales.

WhatsApp for Small BusinessesFacebooks Business Messenger

WhatsApp news

Please choose: You want to believe in the pr news or the real world experiences from professionals and victims. Indeed the mass usage of WhatsApp is a weird proof that facts do not necessarily promote logic behaviour.

WhatsApp Blog99firms – 2019 : WhatsApp StatisticsWiki on WhatsAppForbes – 2019-01 : WhatsApp Merger With Facebook MessengerWiki on WhatsApp´s security and privacy features

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° Freezone ⁝ free download ⁝ free calls ⁝ 0.-
Users can connect for free or without connection fees. Either connections are inclusive your tariff plan or you use the network access of someone else. ⁝ Data charges may apply for chat and calls via the mobile internet. ⁝ Data charges may apply if you download a free app via your mobile data plan.