Minimum age

(Please note: WhatsApp recently changed its minimum age to 16 across the European region in response to GDPR)


WhatsApp is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange messages without having to pay an SMS charge.
It is available across a wide range of different devices including iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and all of these devices are able to message each other.
Users can create groups and send each other unlimited images, video and audio messages. 
In August 2016, WhatsApp made an update to its terms and privacy policy for the first time in four years covering many of its new features such as end-to-end encryption and WhatsApp Calling, along with outlining WhatsApp's closer links with Facebook - read it here.