Opinion

How WhatsApp is Different Than Other Messaging Apps

Facebook is buying WhatsApp Messenger for a staggering $19 billion. Time will tell if that's a wise investment, but CIO.com blogger James A. Martin has three good reasons why the free app is unique in the crowded messaging market.
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  • Mobile Apps
  • Smartphones
  • iPhone
  • Android
James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.