WhatsApp users are being warned about a change coming to the hugely popular messaging service.
Around 1.5billion people use WhatsApp every month and more than 65bn messages are sent every day on the Facebook-owned chat app.
WhatsApp has a stronger user base than rivals such as Facebook Messenger (1.3bn users) and WeChat (1.03bn) And those who use WhatsApp have been warned about a big change coming to the chat app.
From November 12 WhatsApp users will be required to update backups that haven’t been touched in a year or it will get permanently deleted.
This blow has been softened as WhatsApp have struck a deal with Google to stop WhatsApp backups from counting towards Google Drive storage quotas. Read more