WhatsApp,a popular app will no longer be supported on a number of mobile phone platforms at the end of thi year.
The company confirmed this on Christmas eve saying they will drop support for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 and older, on December 31st 2017.
WhatsApp has originally told users support for these ageing mobile platforms would be dropped by the end of 2016.
But as the end of the year drew close, the Facebook-owned updated its blog post, informing users the deadline had been pushed back to June 30, 2017.
A further update extended the deadline again until December 31st 2017.