In the latest milestone, the Facebook-owned popular messaging service WhatsApp has announced that it has crossed over 1 billion daily active users. WhatsApp reached one billion monthly active users milestone last year.
WhatsApp has revealed that its 1 billion active daily users send over 55 billion messages per day, 4.5 billion photos, and 1 billion videos. The company has now1.3 billion monthly active users. The app is used in over 60 languages, says the company.
The company in a blog post said “Just last year, we shared that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every month. Today, we are excited and proud to share that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every day to stay in touch with their family and friends. Whether it’s sharing personalised 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”.
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“We just announced our quarterly results and gave an update on our progress to bring the world closer together. Our community is now more than 2 billion people, including more than 1.3 billion people who use Facebook every day. This quarter we also announced that more than 250 million people use Instagram Stories every day, and more than 250 million people use WhatsApp Status every day. We’re going to keep improving and giving you more ways to share,” the company further added.
To recall, WhatsApp had 450 million monthly active users in 2014 when Facebook acquired it. WhatsApp had 350 million daily active users at that time. Now in just two years, it has achieved this milestone by crossing one billion daily active users.
Earlier in April, Facebook announced that it has crossed the 1.2 billion mark for users on its Facebook Messenger service.