WhatsApp to Boost Investments in Business Features

The Facebook-owned messaging app eyes shopping, hosting services, business sales

WhatsApp said Thursday that it will increase investment in three areas for businesses on its platform: shopping, Facebook hosting services and business sales.

The Facebook-owned messaging application said in a blog post Thursday that over 175 million people message WhatsApp Business accounts every day, adding, “There is much more we need to build. For the past two years, we’ve provided the WhatsApp Business app and WhatsApp Business API (application-programming interface) to help businesses of all sizes manage their chats.

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