We are all aware that the Facebook Owned-app known as Whatsapp has been partially non-profitable online messenger for a very long time, right now, sources claims that they want to begin making some cool cash.
For those that has been using this app since, you will definitely remember that, statistics once shows that visitors are leaving Facebook to Whatsapp messenger, so facebook was left with no choice than to Buy them for close to $19 billion! And before then whatsApp used to charge an annual $0.99 membership fee, but abandoned it.
So we should be expecting some updates from them sooner or later from them, probably, the Nigeria recession has gotten hold of them. WhatsApp has begun testing a system that allows businesses to message consumers directly, in other words, WhatsApp is getting ready to actually make real money.
According to the Reuters report, a “handful” of Y Combinator startups recently began testing the feature:
The trial is still in the early stages, said Umer Ilyas, co-founder of Cowlar Inc, one of the startups involved. The system is highly anticipated in remote places where WhatsApp is especially popular, he said.
Cowlar makes collars for dairy cows, collecting data on their activity and recommending changes to improve milk yield. The company, which is testing the collars in the United States, wants to use WhatsApp to send automatic alerts from the collars directly to farmers if say, a cow is not behaving normally, Ilyas said.
Well, most people are being kind of inquisitive about this latest development but we will continue to update you on every new single news.