There is nothing golden about WhatsApp Gold. WhatsApp is WhatsApp and there is no gold attached to it. Hackers develop this golden WhatsApp with fake promised features. Should in case you get an SMS to upgrade to WhatsApp gold, kindly ignore it.
Six (6)Things You Should Know About WhatsApp Gold
1. Termed 'exclusive version' : The so-called WhatsApp Gold is being termed as an 'exclusive version' of WhatsApp. According to the messaged received by users, it claims that the 'WhatsApp Gold' is not available to all users and can be installed only via invitation.
2. The Message is Linked to a website: Users who received this message are asked to click on www.goldenversion.com to download the whatsapp gold
3. Celebrity Account: The message claims that 'WhatsApp Gold' was till now used only by 'big celebrities'. The extra features of the Gold version of the app include video calling, ability to send 100 images at once, free calling, ability to change WhatsApp themes and more.
4. WhatsApp Gold is a Malware: Downloading the program from the website will infect your phone with malware, which will allow hackers to steal your data/track your movements and activity.
5. It is against WhatsApp Policy to Upgrade Via a Text Message: WhatsApp advises its users that it will never send them a text message asking them to upgrade or download the app.
6. WhatsApp Gold is not from WhatsApp. Do not download it.