WhatsApp has over two billion monthly active users, which is well ahead of parent company Facebook’s own Messenger app and the company regularly adds features and updates to its apps for both iOS and Android to keep its users hooked on a permanent basis.
Rivals like Telegram and Signal are just waiting for WhatsApp to show a weakness for them to take advantage of, and they just might’ve found it.
The messaging service will stop working on old smartphones in two months, leaving millions of people unable to see messages. Needless to say, this will disappoint many of its users.
The app will remove support for a range of old smartphone models come November 1 – meaning millions could be left without access to their messages, photos, and videos.
Models from both Android and iOS will be unable to use the encrypted messaging service.
Smartphones models with Android 4.0.4 or earlier will…