Last updated on December 8th, 2022 at 02:53 pm
If users switch to WhatsApp or other messengers, then it is easier for them to communicate with their friends and family who use iPhone and Android
WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, is one of the most popular instant messengers in the world. Apple’s iMessage app, like most Apple apps and services, is only available on iOS. While WhatsApp dominates the Android platform, the same cannot be said for iMessage and iOS. This is where the fun begins.
“Apple Doesn’t Want People to Use WhatsApp” – WhatsApp Head on Unknown War with Apple
In the Big Technology podcast, WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart discussed a variety of issues, with one of the most interesting being the unknown war between WhatsApp and Apple.
When asked if Apple considers Facebook to be its biggest competitor, Will Cathcart said Apple’s main goal is for everyone to use the iPhone, but not Android. For example, iMessage is widely used in the United States because the iPhone is a very popular smartphone in that country.
If users switch to WhatsApp or other messengers, then it is easier for them to communicate with their friends and family who use iPhone and Android. Apple doesn’t want people to use WhatsApp as they don’t want people to use Android smartphones.