WhatsApp has decided to end support for certain smartphones after December 31, 2018.
The news comes as a shock to many who are still using older smartphones. WhatsApp has said that it will no longer invest in developing its services for smartphones that run older Android versions.
WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, is a popular messaging platform that has over a billion active users. The news that it won't work will surprise many at a time when people will be looking to send New Year wishes to their near and dear ones.