Whatsapp the world’s fastest-growing social media app. Today every second person is using whatsapp for their personal use as well as for business. today we will talk about the whatsapp and whatsapp web.

Also, we will discuss the Difference between Whatsapp and Whatsapp web. Before that let me tell you about Whatsapp.

What is Whatsapp

Whatsapp is an across-platform and messaging app which is owned by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. Whatsapp allows yours to send text messages and voice messages.

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The Whatapp app was initially released on 3 May 2009 and its created originally by Brian Acton and Jan Koum. The Whatapp size for iOS is around 137 MB and 22 MB for Android.

You can do video, audio calls on whatsapp and can share stuff like Images, Documents, locations, Gifs, and other media. The creator of whatsapp app are former employees of Yahoo and in September 2007 they leave their jobs. They realize the potential in the App industry and then they found the idea to create a whatsapp app where users can share status and more.

On February 19, 2014, they sold the whatsapp to Facebook in 19$ Billion USD and its the largest acquisition of history. Brian Acton and Jan koum take 4$ billion USD and rest in Facebook shares as their investment.

At the present time, Mark Zuckerberg has owned the world’s biggest three social media platforms which are Instagram, Whatsapp, and Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg had a net worth of around $68 Billion USD in August 2019.

In January 2018 Whatsapp introduced the new updated version that is specially created for Small businessmen named Whatsapp Business. You can download Whatsapp Business for free.

Whatsapp has no account with username or Password. you can only access whatsapp in one device at a time. To create an account for whatsapp you need a mobile number.

And to verify that you have to enter OTP (One Time Password) in your whatsapp.

What is Whatsapp web?

Most of you dont know about whatsapp web and what is the use of it. Whatsapp web is used for accessing your whatsapp account in the web browser and other mobile phones just by scanning QR Code.

You can access Whatsapp web in any browser by going to Whatsapp web official website or click here. there is also an App available for whatsapp web which you can download from the Play Store.

And to access your Whatsapp account in Whatsapp web you have to scan the WhatsApp web QR Code with your whatsapp app. After scanning the code you can easily access your Whatsapp.

Whatsapp web
Whatsapp web

The all interface of Whatsapp web is the same as whatsapp and there is no difference between them. you can text, send SMS, images, videos to anyone you want.

Whatsapp Alternatives

There are online alternatives available of Whatsapp which works similar to whatsapp. The full list of Whatsapp alternatives is given below.

  • Viber
  • Skype
  • Google Hangouts
  • WeChat
  • Telegram
  • LINE
  • KakaoTalk
  • Tango
  • Wire App
  • Kik
  • Kontalk
  • Threema
  • Signal
  • Snapchat

These all given Alternatives are free to use and work the same as Whatsapp. you can video, audio call to anyone and also can send media like images, videos, documents, and songs.

You can easily download these alternatives from the Play Store for Android use and From APP Store for iOS users. Most of the alternative app need a Mobile number for account verification the same as for whatsapp.

Difference Between Whatsapp and Whatsapp web

There is not really a Difference between Whatsapp and whatsapp web because both are the same and work the same. the few difference which we found in both is given below.

You can Access the whatsapp web through any browser like Google Chrome or UC Browser. but you can access whatsapp from the browser you need the WhatsApp app for this.

The size of both apps is the same and both are available to download in Play Store. If your whatsapp is off then you cant access your whatsapp through whatsapp web.

You can only access whatsapp web when your Main whatsapp is active. this is the drawback of Whatsapp web and whatsapp team cant be to change it is because it’s for security reasons.

You can log out from Whatsapp web from any time from your main whatsapp account by clicking on whatsapp web and log out from the device. But in Whatsapp web, there is no option to log out from your main account.

All other features are the same in both the apps. you can send or delete SMS from both Whatsapp and whatsapp web. There is no Installation required if you run Whatsapp web in your PC or Laptop but for Whatsapp, you have to install the WhatsApp app first.

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If you want free or unlimited space than you can go for whatsapp web where you will get full Computer or Laptop Space to share or Download media from Whatsapp.


So, this is all we know about the Whatsapp and Whatsapp web. if we have missed any step or point related to Whatsapp or Whatsapp web then you can tell us by commenting down below.

Also, let us know if you are whatsapp user, have you ever used Whatsapp web before? and also which will you more suggest Whatsapp or Whatsapp web for use.

Whatsapp is a very fast, easy and secure way to chat with anyone. there is no fear of getting hacked cause all the whatsapp will store in your mobile phone and there is no ID password to login Whatsapp.