WhatsApp now has 1 billion daily active users worldwide
The most popular messaging app in the world, WhatsApp has announced that it now has 1 billion daily active users on its service.
The company stated in a blog, “As we celebrate this milestone, we’re committed more than ever to bringing you more useful features to enjoy, while delivering the reliability, simplicity, and security you expect with WhatsApp. Thank you for your continued support.”
WhatsApp also stated that the monthly active user base increased to 1.3 billion. Now, almost 55 billion messages are shared every day while 1 billion videos are shared per day and 4.5 billion photos are shared per day, in 60 supported languages.
“Whether it’s sharing personalized photos and videos, connecting through video calling, or keeping friends updated throughout the day with Status, communicating on WhatsApp has never been easier or more personal. We are humbled that so many people are using these new features to connect with one another in their own special way”, the company added.
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