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Whatsapp is now completely free – after it dropped its 69p annual fee

| blog, L&B World, News | January 18, 2016

WhatsApp (Picture Getty)
WhatsApp (Picture Getty)

You might not even have noticed, but you’ve been paying a subscription for Whatsapp – $1, or 69p a year.

But the company has just dropped the fee, meaning WhatsApp is completely free from here on in.

Better still, the fee ISN’T going to be replaced with annoying ads, its chief has promised.

Speaking at a conference in Germany, WhatsApp chief Jan Koum said the annual fee would be scrapped immediately, and the service would become completely free to all users.

Previously the app had been free for the first year before users were asked to pay for every subsequent year.

Mr Koum instead saying the app will focus on making… Read the full story


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