Well that didn’t take too long for one of the GAFAs to come up with a business revenue model to tap into 1.3 billion user base to make some money for the parent Facebook. WhatsApp announced today that it will be launching a subscription based service for businesses who receive a high volume of WhatsApp messages — the service will allow them to set up automatic greetings, see statistics about their messaging and set up a profile page with hours of operation and other information. Stay tuned… the competition is ON!

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