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SOftware : Whatsapp!
Transcript of SOftware : Whatsapp!
WHo are we?
We wanted to choose a
software that has revolutionized the world of communication
What does it do?
What sparks the improvement
what does it do?
What sparks the improvement
How did it start?
History- Significant updates of
No Word Limit per message
Emoticons : Non verbal communication
Sent and Received, “Blue Ticks”
Message sent and received by Whatsapp server
Message successfully received by receiver's device
Message successfully read by receiver of message
Share photos captured by
Share important screenshots
Newest function to be added
to the Whatsapp software
Uses internet data to make a
phone call to friends and love
Overseas calls to love ones
Impacts of whatsapp!
More to come?
To recognize the impact this
software has in our daily lives.
-Holographic text messaging
Connectivity depends on
stability of server and wireless
Ability to block people
Features like “Last Seen” and the blue tick
may affect friendships
Ability to call, message, send audio, video and pictures all in one app, across all platforms
Ability to create group chats
Ability to message people who are overseas for no charge
Though Whatsapp does have its disadvantages,the positive outweighs the negative impacts.
Whatsapp reaches out to all platforms, unlike its predecessor,BBM
Its success story revolutionized the online
text messaging world, sparking many
copycats such as LINE and KakaoTalk
- Original intention of sending numbers
- Two- way communication used in the past
-Share Audio Experiences
-People tend to have greater audio memory
-Used when it is not convenient to type (Driving, etc)
Sharing of clips of our lives with our friends and family
Brings us closer to reality of being immerse in the experiences that is being felt by the sender of the message
- Two functions only
- Functions had different platforms (SMS and MMS)
-Inability to form group chats
Sends out a typed message
:) <3 :D :P XD 8D :B :( :'( -.-
-don't receive a message cause out of range or pager is turned off there's no way either you (or the sender) can find out about it.
-Different from SMS text messaging where the sending system will keep
trying until the message finally gets through
Brian Acton and Jan Koum
Whatsapp sounded like “What’s Up” to Koum and so they immediately stuck to the name
the only online
app was BBM
Facebook Acquisition of Whatsapp (February 19, 2014)
US$19 Billion acquisition cost
Brian Acton and Jan Koum,
both former employees
Koum relied on his $400,000
saving from his job at Yahoo
for start up Whatsapp
whatsapp Purpose started out for people to update status, not text
-There are currently 12 versions
-First Whatsapp could only send messages and images
-Generally upgrade and rectify system bugs
-Video editing (ver 2.5.12 )
-Message history search (ver 2.5.12)
-Group chat (ver 2.6)
-Voice message (ver 2.10.1)
-Backing up messages (ver 2.10.1)
-Blue ticks (ver 2.12.4)