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WhatsApp: Bridging Communication Gaps

WhatsApp is a mobile messaging platform that uses the internet to place calls and send messages to people around the world. This app currently connects more than one billion users in conversation for free, provided that the receiving phone has also downloaded the service. This tool is a communication staple when it comes to crossing borders, and has been used by journalistsdiaspora populations, and even foreign service officials.

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