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WhatsApp tests business messaging service with start-ups

Friday 10 March 2017 | 08:47 CET | News
WhatsApp is testing a system that would let businesses talk directly to WhatsApp users for the first time, according to communications about the project seen by Reuters. The tests are being conducted with a handful of companies that are part of the Y Combinator startup incubator. WhatsApp is also surveying users about the extent to which they talk to businesses on WhatsApp, and whether they have ever received spam, according to the documents. A WhatsApp spokeswoman declined to comment on the testing of the system.

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