You probably heard the news that Facebook recently acquired the messaging app WhatsApp for an impressive $19 million sum. After the announcement, downloads of the app are reported to have skyrocketed, so it’s also possible that you’re one of the people who never heard of it before the acquisition. If so, here’s a quick primer on the ins and outs of WhatsApp.
Click through this list for information on using WhatsApp, its business model, controversies, relationship with Facebook, the proposed future of the app, and more. You could call it “What’s Up With WhatsApp.” But please don’t.