Recently the Facebook owned famous messaging app made its app free to users. And made Whatsapp free for lifetime for the user.
Now Facebook is thinking to merge these two apps into one. Now this feature would allow its user to integrate both Facebook and Whatsapp.
Till now, the social giant has been working on both apps separately, adding new features to its services. There were few rumours regarding the video calling features in whatsapp.
Now let’s talk about what’s the new update:
One of famous developer Javior Santos spotted a new feature in the latest beta build of whatsapp, which shows that you can integrate between both Facebook and Whatsapp. Look at the image below you will get the idea.
This features is dubbed as “share My Info”. When it is selected it will share your personal info with Facebook in order to improve your Facebook experience.
Although it’s unclear how exactly the new feature works, it is believed that the feature may help you share photos to your timeline and create an album shortcut via WhatsApp or vice versa.
Facebook-WhatsApp Deeper Integration:
From past two years, we haven’t noticed any Facebook and WhatsApp integration, but this minor change made by WhatsApp raised doubt in our minds that Why the social media giant is merging WhatsApp with Facebook.
When Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014 for over $20 Billion, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that Facebook and Whatsapp would continue to co-exist as separate platforms.
At that time, WhatsApp team also assured its users that nothing would change and that the popular messaging app would operate independently.
However, this recent update considered being the first step towards merging the two popular platforms in an effort to take control of the popular messaging market and sustain growth together.
End To End Encryption:
Now you might be wondering what is End to End Encryption. Well let me explain what it is. End to End Encryption means you get security in your messages. Still u didn’t understood right?
Your messages will be encrypted. When your messages are encrypted even the company will not be able to read your messages. Just like apple’s imessage. So your messages are encrypted. And now even the Facebook and Whatsapp will not, in fact they can’t monitor messages.