Facebook is a very popular mobile terminal WhatsApp chat software, recently released a version of the desktop platform, but careful users pointed out that the WhatsApp desktop version of the interface layout looks like the English version of WeChat.
Desktop Edition WhatsApp
WhatsApp also released the Windows version and Mac version, the layout of the interface compared to WeChat more concise, designed for chat design, the left for the contact list, the right side of the chat window. Provide similar QQ or WeChat shortcut key functions. The chat window can send pictures and a variety of expressions, a single information display box in mobile phone text messages, and WeChat is not much difference between.
WhatsApp company was founded in 2009, is a cross platform chat software, different from other chat tools by registered mail, WhatsApp encourage users through the mobile phone number registered, thus expanding the phone number to call and text messaging capabilities, and can save the communication cost. 2014 by the Facebook to $19 billion acquisition of the price. Active users in 2016 years more than 1 billion.
In 2011, Tencent also launched similar chat software based on the phone number of the micro channel, micro letter rapid rise, replaced by QQ become the most popular Chinese chat application, by the end of December 2015, micro channel and wechat total monthly active users reached 6.97 million.