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WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular digital messaging apps in our sector. You can share text/voice/video messages, photos, videos, make voice calls, share attachments, such as documents, status updates, create groups (up to 256 members) and broadcast lists.

Description

WhatsApp lets you share text/voice/video messages, photos, videos, make voice calls, share attachments, such as documents, status updates, create groups (up to 256 members), and broadcast lists.

Current known uses in the sector

  • WhatsApp is one of the most commonly used digital messaging apps in the sector.
  • WhatsApp can be used in Citizenship Preparation, Community Connections, Employment-related, Information and Orientation, Library Settlement Partnership, Settlement Workers in Schools, Pre-Arrival to communicate securely and effectively with Newcomers who prefer digital messaging as a way to stay connected and informed.

Video overview

Pricing

WhatsApp is free.

Ease of use & Accessibility

Easy to use. WhatsApp has information about accessibility settings on its site.

Mobile friendly

WhatsApp is a mobile app for Android and iOS.

Privacy/security features, including data security and message encryption

WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted, which means “your messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents, status updates and calls are secured from falling into the wrong hands.”

When you use WhatsApp the people you message with can see your phone number. This means that it is not a private app.

Multilingual capabilities

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