The viral hoax or fake news below, which tells users they will have to pay to continue using WhatsApp, has been resurrected again in 2021. The hoax started in 2016, popped up in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and now in 2021. If you have received the hoax or fake news, just delete it, do not share it.
The "Tomorrow at 6 pm They Are Ending WhatsApp" Hoax
Tomorrow at 6 pm they are ending WhatsApp and you have to pay to open it, this is by law. This message is to inform all of our users, our servers have recently been very congested, so we are asking you to help us solve this problem.
We require our active users to forward this message to each of the people in your contact list to confirm our active users using WhatsApp, if you do not send this message to all your contacts WhatsApp will then start to charge you. Your account will remain inactive with the consequence of losing all your contacts.
Message from Jim Balsamic (CEO of Whatsapp ) we have had an over usage of user names on whatsapp Messenger. We are requesting all users to forward this message to their entire contact list. If you do not forward this message, we will take it as your account is invalid and it will be deleted within the next 48 hours. Please DO NOT ignore this message or whatsapp will no longer recognise your activation.
If you wish to re-activate your account after This is the last message from Whatsapp™️. Kindly send this to 20 people to register urself in Free-Whatsapp mode. If you send this, you will recieve green ticks.
The blue ticks was just an update. Wait for the GREEN tick. Facebook and whatsapp combined is the new version©️.Send this ASAP. It works mine is green.