New online info indicates WhatsApp is working on native desktop client

According to new information surfacing online, Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service is apparently working on a desktop app for Windows and Mac users.  The hints about WhatsApp's efforts towards developing a native desktop client have come via some leaked documents which recently showed up on Twitter social network. The leaked documents refer to translating some particular phrases, a few of which mention Windows and OS X app clients.  The authenticity of the leaked documents has neither been con

According to new information surfacing online, Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service is apparently working on a desktop app for Windows and Mac users.

The hints about WhatsApp's efforts towards developing a native desktop client have come via some leaked documents which recently showed up on Twitter social network. The leaked documents refer to translating some particular phrases, a few of which mention Windows and OS X app clients.

The authenticity of the leaked documents has neither been confirmed nor denied by WhatsApp.

As of now, WhatsApp gives its users the ability to use the messaging service on desktop, but only through a browser. With the help of WhatsApp Web, users can chat with one another via the messaging app, provided that their smartphones are turned on.

In case the leaked documents on Twitter are authentic and WhatsApp actually starts offering a native desktop client, users will no longer be required to scan a QR code with their smartphones for communicating with others, and the service will also not involve the use of a browser.

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