Online chatting is daily routine now. With so many downloadable chat applications available, it is so easy to stay connected. Amongst all the chatting applications, WhatsApp which was introduced in 2009 is the most common and popular application.

In 2018, Whatsapp has 1.5 billion users from 180 countries. Based on statistics, as of last quarter of 2016, 67% of Singaporeans use WhatsApp for personal as well as business conversations.

With WhatsApp being so popular, can it be used as evidence to show proof in the Court of Law?

Yes. In fact, Whatsapp chatlogs are being presented as evidence in Court all the time. If you have a case that relies heavily on Whatsapp chat log you will be happy to learn that Whatsapp chat logs can be used to help you support your claim. Even in a dispute case with a condo MCST.

On the other hand, you should also be careful the next time you use your Whatsapp as you never know when a particular string of text may be used against you.

As Whatsapp correspondences are becoming a commonplace in Court’s these days, it may be a good idea for you to keep a back-up copy of your Whatsapp as you may never know when you might need it to either help support a claim you may have, or defend against one.

The same applies to other forms of text messaging services such as Facebook Messenger, Telegram and even a marketplace app namely – Carousell.

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