The latest version of the app was initially tested in India and Brazil.
WhatsApp business app, which aims at functioning as a platform through which small scale businesses communicate with their customers in an efficient manner, has finally arrived in India. The app was initially tested in the country and Brazil before its public release and is now available in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the UK, and the US.
Even though the app had plans to launch this feature last September and has even launched a pilot by collaborating with companies like BookMyShow, Netflix, and MakeMyTrip.
The WhatsApp Business app allows businesses to set their profile photo, provide a short information about themselves, and a status to accompany it. It also allows them to block their contacts and enable read receipts. The companies can also share their live locations with their contacts.
Users can now download WhatsApp Business app for free from Google Play store and a version for iOS will soon be available.