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Fishman found a Russian developer on Rent ACoder.com, Igor Solomennikov, and introduced him to Koum.
Koum named the app "Whats App" to sound like "what's up".
Koum then hired a friend who lived in Los Angeles, Chris Peiffer, to develop the Black Berry version, which arrived two months later.
Until 2017 Whats App positioned itself as a solution for a single party with a single smartphone to communicate with another such party, enabling small businesses to use the platform to communicate with customers, After months at beta stage, the application eventually launched in November 2009 exclusively on the App Store for the i Phone.According to a Tech Crunch article, Zuckerberg's vision for was as follows: "The idea, he said, is to develop a group of basic internet services that would be free of charge to use – 'a 911 for the internet.' These could be a social networking service like Facebook, a messaging service, maybe search and other things like weather.Providing a bundle of these free of charge to users will work like a gateway drug of sorts – users who may be able to afford data services and phones these days just don’t see the point of why they would pay for those data services.The Whats App support staff announce that messages were encrypted in the "latest version" of the Whats App software for i OS and Android (but not Black Berry, Windows Phone, and Symbian), without specifying the cryptographic method.
Whats App introduces a feature named Read Receipts, which alerts senders when their messages are read by recipients.The application runs from a mobile device though it is also accessible from desktop computers; the service uses standard cellular mobile numbers.