Whatsapp Expands Functionality with Voice Messages

Whatsapp Adds Voice Messages(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) –Whatsapp on Wednesday announced voice messages for its popular messaging application.

To record, iOS and Android users simply tap and hold a microphone icon, lift their fingers up when done and whala, the messages are sent. Similar functionality works for both BlackBerry and Nokia devices with different keys.

“We worked very hard to make sure that iPhone and Android devices have perfectly working Voice Messages functionality, and we put extra effort into making sure that BlackBerry, Nokia and Windows Phone users can enjoy the same rich and powerful Voice Messaging experience,” explained Whatsapp via its blog.

According to a BBC report, the move could help the app compete against the likes of Facebook Messenger, BBM, WeChat and Voxers.

For more information on Whatsapp voice messages, watch the YouTube video below: