Messaging app WhatsApp crosses 900 million users milestone

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Cellular messaging app WhatsApp now has 900 million common and lively users all over the world, following the addition of 100 million users in final 5 months.

“WhatsApp now has 900 million month-to-month lively users,” WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum stated in a Fb publish.

In February final yr, WhatsApp was acquired by social networking website Fb, its largest buyout until date, for a whopping USD 19 billion.

In his submit, Koum additionally tagged Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who promptly put up a publish congratulating him on the milestone.

Fb COO Sheryl Sandberg additionally congratulated Koum in a publish saying “900 million individuals now use WhatsApp each month to remain in touch with household and associates all over the world. Congratulations to Jan Koum and everybody at WhatsApp on reaching this unimaginable milestone – and for nonetheless discovering time to make us all snigger.”

Beforehand, WhatsApp has stated its service has seen robust uptake, specifically throughout creating nations like Brazil, India and Russia.

In November, WhatsApp had stated India accounted for 70 million of its lively users, which was over a tenth of its international users again then.

WhatsApp competes with messaging apps like LINE, Viber and Hike in India.

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