It has been more or less a month since WhatsApp announced that it is dropping the $0.99 annual subscription fee it used to charge users using the instant messaging app. However, it also promised users it will not start serving ads as a means to raise revenue for the WhatsApp services.
Faithful to its words, the subscription fee was scrapped off, and so far, there have been no reported of ads being served on WhatsApp. The company said it will raise money from its enterprise users by giving them business tools that assist their operations.
Its first offering to the business community is a ‘Slack-like feature’ that allows users to share documents. This feature appeared with the March 2nd update.
Going forward, users can share documents from iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive and Drive with one another; however, they are only enabled to share just PDF files. Other document formats apart from PDF are currently not supported, but perhaps it will be a future development.
Now, if you think about it, sharing PDF files is something that often happens in the corporate community. This feature looks like one of …read more