No More Whatsapp For Blackberry: Messaging Service Announces Cancellation

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No more Whatsapp for Blackberry – If you’re a Blackberry user, you might need to find to a new device if you want to keep using Whatsapp in 2017.

No more Whatsapp for Blackberry
No more Whatsapp for Blackberry

The messaging service, in a statement celebrating their 7th anniversary, announced that in 2017, they’d be ending support for the service on all Blackberry devices, including Blackberry 10.

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Blackberry wasn’t the only platform affected, with Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1 and 2.2, and Windows Phone 7.1 also facing the cancellation.

Whatsapp’s statement said: “While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future.”

“This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.”

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“If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone before the end of 2016 to continue using WhatsApp.”

This new development marks a new low for Blackberry, having gone from being the dominant smartphone brand to the bottom of the food chain.




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