the Head of the Association of professional users of social networks and messengers Vladimir Zykov appreciated the information about the suspension of the WhatsApp on older versions of iOS and Android.
the Expert considered that people are pushing to buy new smartphones.
“All interested in WhatsApp, since there sits the majority of users of Russia. People realize that they have to buy newer version of the smartphone,” he was quoted RT.
Earlier it was reported that WhatsApp will stop working on devices with older versions of the operating systems iOS and Android. The changes will take effect until February 1, 2020.
Among those devices that support messenger will remain, allocate the device at Android version 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above and iOS 9 and more the new OS.
According to the experts, WhatsApp is the leader in terms of territorial coverage in Russia. This app use in Moscow, the Moscow region, in Tatarstan, Bashkiria, Yakutia and the far East. For users of this instant messenger is characterized by the presence of higher education.
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