Over a billion people use WhatsApp Messenger to communicate with friends and family across the world. This chat history can now be backed up to Google Drive, preserving the irreplaceable memories that are often lost when moving to a new device.
This talk will tell the story of how Google and WhatsApp worked together to achieve this unprecedented integration. We’ll give a behind-the-scenes look at the technical challenges we faced, highlighting the key Drive APIs involved and how developers can use these APIs in their own apps. Finally, we’ll preview some recently launched WhatsApp+Drive features.
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