Here’s an interesting sign of the prevalence of messaging apps — and WhatsApp, in particular — in modern life. The soon-to-be-Facebook-owned app is being used as a medium for online storytelling. And a pretty compelling one at that too.
While I must confess that this story isn’t my cup of tea, I’ve been surprised at how popular this WhatsApp-themed story on Storiesforyourscreen.com has been, at least among my own friends.
Update: It seems that the site is having intermittent difficulties loading, though you can access a cached copy at the URL if it is down.
The clever format of the story draws users in and succeeds at keeping them engaged — check it out if you haven’t yet.
➤ annie96 is typing… [Storiesforyourscreen.com]
Headline image via LIONEL BONAVENTURE/Staff