No @WhatsApp is not going to start charging you money from Saturday. #WhatsApp #Scam

There is a new message going around now claiming that will start charging you money from Saturday. In a stupid message going around it asks you to send the message to 10 contacts to show you are an avid user and if not you will be charged 0.01p per message, It also claims if you send the message on to 10 people your logo will become Blue, Again this is rubbish

In this time of crisis there is many scams going around so be vigilant if you get any messages and feel free to contact us if you want for any assistance with such as we keep an eye on these scams and give you full details rather than the scant information you might read elsewhere. This is not the first time we have seen this message or a similar version of it and is just a hoax. You can report messages HERE and they clearly state they will not be charging for messages. This is just a heads up and going around en masse in many groups this morning.

Say that you have to pay to use WhatsApp (WhatsApp is a free app. We will never ask you to pay to use WhatsApp and you don’t have to do anything to use WhatsApp for free.)

To report such messages on WhatsApp do the following below..

  • On Android: Simply go to WhatsApp > tap More options  > Settings > Help > Contact us.
  • On iPhone: Simply go to WhatsApp > Settings  > Help > Contact Us.

Whats App responded to my question and the info supplied however rather scant..

Hi,

Thanks for your message.

WhatsApp Messenger is a free messaging app and will no longer charge subscription fees. Please read our blog post for more information.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We’ll be happy to help!

Paul
WhatsApp Support Team

Take a look at our Help Center!

 

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.

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