Lots of features have been added to WhatsApp in the past few months. Some of them were a completely delightful surprise for its users, such as the video calling feature. Also, the chat messages being exchanged now are 256-bit encrypted. The users can even send PDF files now.
Reportedly, the mobile app that already has more than 200 million users in India is about to venture into the arena of digital payments. The company has recently advertised on its website, to employ a digital transaction expert in India.
The job advertisement mentioned that WhatsApp is looking for a candidate who has a strong financial and technical background. The applicant should have a firm understanding of the Unified Payments Interface and BHIM app of India.
Another identical app named WeChat had introduced a similar feature in China recently.
India is one of the biggest markets for the Facebook owned app. It is believed that the feature is expected to be launched within the next six months.
In the month of February, WhatsApp co-founder, Brian Acton, confessed of their ongoing discussion with the Government of India regarding the feature.
A spokesman from WhatsApp said that the company is working to explore what contributions they can make to the vision of digital India.