WhatsApp has launched a bold new service that may make some far bigger rivals nervous: voice messaging.
Starting today, WhatsApp users can record voice snippets and send them to each other in a kind of audio telegram that may be more meaningful than the plain text messages and simple video sharing the app has served up until now.
Simultaneously the app’s makers have revealed that it now has 300 million users worldwide—equating to about one in every 20-ish people on the planet.
Let me get this straight. There’s an app… for your phone. That let’s you record your voice and send it like a text message then they can record THEIR voice and send it back. If only there was something your phone did that allowed you to communicate via voice in real time…