Day by day the technology around us is evolving dramatically. With the evolution of the technology around us our lives are also changing with it. Our lives are becoming more and more easier as the days are passing by. Now everything we need is in our hands. We can do most of the things with our smartphones.
If we need grocery we can order it from our phone, if we need anything new to wear then we can also order it online, we can also work from home nowadays, to learn something new we do not need to go to any institutes because there are a lot of courses available online, we can also consult with a doctor for minor health issues over video call in recent times.
With the emergence of the internet people became more and more social media centric. Social media platforms have become a necessity for most of the people around the world. People all over the world from every walks of life have smartphones these days and most of them have access to the cheap internet.
So, people want to get connected to the world and enjoy the benefits of the internet. That’s why people also started social media platforms. Social media platforms also evolved over the years. The platforms started their operations as mere means of communication but later social media platforms became a way of life. From communicating with people to finding a job, everything you can find on social media.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular social media available these days. The full name of this platform is WhatsApp messenger but most of the people know this as WhatsApp. WhatsApp is a messaging app basically for phones but it also works on computers.
You have to sign up on the platform using a cellular mobile phone number and then you can text your contacts only. Like other apps you cannot send friend requests or match with people you do not know. To send a text here you need to have the number of the receiver saved in your phone.
WhatsApp was created by Brian Acton and Jan Koum back in January, 2009. In a very short period of time WhatsApp got a huge popularity and became a favourite social media platform of many people. In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for USD 19.3 billion.
WhatsApp has more than 2 billion active users worldwide. In 2015, WhatsApp became the most used messaging platform globally. WhatsApp has also launched some subsidiaries over the world which are WhatsApp Business and WhatsApp Client.
People all over the world use WhatsApp for various purposes. Many people use WhatsApp just to open groups and communicate with a large number of people. The group option of WhatsApp is pretty good and if you are looking for a platform where you can talk with a lot of people at the same time then you can surely try WhatsApp and create a group there.
Nigeria has become advanced with the emergence of technology. Most of the Nigerian people own a smartphone nowadays and use social media platforms on a regular basis.
Nigerian people also use WhatsApp regularly and the citizens of Nigeria find WhatsApp very helpful. Nigerians also use WhatsApp groups for various purposes.
There are a lot of Nigerian educational groups in WhatsApp which help the school, college and university going students in various manners. These groups work as a bridge between the students and the children.
There are some Nigerian community groups too in WhatsApp which help many communities to be connected with all the members at the same time. To text all the members of a community is very difficult. To call a meeting and invite all the members was difficult before but since WhatsApp has been released it has become very easy.
There are also gaming, comedy, dancing, singing and many other groups which have a lot of members and help people from time to time. So, if you are a Nigerian citizen or you are currently living in Nigeria then you must check these groups out.