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WhatsApp is a mobile based communication based application where a user can send messages to his contacts who has the application installed. The company is acquired by Facebook.

Free Voice Calling

In February 2015, WhatsApp has launched free voice calling in India. The service is available only for users on Android based phones. The voice calling feature on WhatsApp comes mere days after Hike, a similar service owned by Airtel, has launched voice messaging. The voice messaging on WhatsApp was launched on an invite-only basis. A user will need to get a call through WhatsApp from someone who already has it for it to get enabled.

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