A walk through the evolution of WhatsApp (Infographic)

Started as an idea while working out in a gym, WhatsApp became the first messaging platform to meet the true definition of a real-time messaging app. The service was initiated by founders Brian Acton and Jan Koum with a goal to connect people across the globe free of cost. The app picked up pace, and it has now become the first choice of netizens at a time when the internet is flooded with substitutes. It is downloaded on over 48 million Android smartphones till now.

WhatsApp has come a long way since then. Other than sending text messages, you can now do video chat as well as voice calling. Here is the infographic which shows the journey of WhatsApp since its inception.