Whatsapp announced that it will stop supporting BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10, Symbian S60 and few other older platforms by the end of this year. WhatsApp turned seven years old last week. “As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to focus our efforts on the mobile platforms the vast majority of people use,” said the companyYes! that include the Blackberry 10 device, Though the new Android-powered Blackberry Priv slider phone might probaly survive this heat because it was built with Android OS.
According to WhatApp Announcement
So, by the end of 2016, we will be ending support for WhatsApp Messenger on the following mobile platforms:
1. BlackBerry, including BlackBerry 10
2. Nokia S40
3. Nokia Symbian S60
4. Android 2.1 and Android 2.2
5. Windows Phone 7.1
While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future
This is no good news for Nigerians who still uses the Blackberry Device, Nokia symbian device and Nokia Asha device...WhatsApp suggests “upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone” if you want to keep on using the service — if not, you’ll need to find another messaging service by the end of the year before the service got discontinued.
WhatsApp Announces It Will Stop Working On BlackBerry And Nokia Operating System
4/ 5Oleh Bagus Satu