WhatsApp saw a competitor in Telegram, experts say
Expert Zykov: WhatsApp began to catch up with Telegram, adopting its know-how
MOSCOW, Feb 16 – PRIME. The management of the WhatsApp messenger saw in the project of Pavel Durov, Telegram, a real competitor with faster and more convenient functionality and now began to catch up with him, adopting know-how, Vladimir Zykov, director of the Association of Professional Users of Social Networks and Messengers, shared his opinion with RIA Novosti.
“WhatsApp has recently been actively repeating all the functionality, including security, that Telegram has … The management of the messenger finally saw a real competitor: they began to do everything so that users would not switch to a new platform with faster and more convenient functionality “, the expert believes.
So, Zykov believes that if we talk about possible future innovations of WhatsApp, then we should just compare them with Telegram. “If the first does not have some functions at the moment, then they will definitely appear in the near future. Gradually, WhatsApp will try to introduce all the same functionality into the messenger,” he says.