We’ve been hearing whispers of WhatsApp Messenger launching a web version for awhile now, whispers that became a little louder thanks to recent revelations by Telegram co-founder Pavel Durov, who recently told TechCrunch that he thought WhatsApp was working on a web version “since they tried to hire our web dev.”
Though no official mention of a web version has been made, there’s now more evidence that seems to point to this as a possibility. AndroidWorld.nl has found code hidden inside a recent WhatsApp update that makes mention of “WhatsApp Web:”
It doesn’t really prove anything other than that WhatsApp may be testing the idea. Ideas are often scrapped, however, so until there’s an official announcement, it’s likely we’ll have to wait a little while longer, if ever, to chat with our WhatsApp friends in our favorite web browsers.
Would you use a WhatsApp for Web?