Facebook’s WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion Active Users


Facebook’s WhatsApp a messaging service just crossed and Hits 1 Billion active Users in a month. Wow, That’s really amazing ! This seems that this was the best acquisition played by Facebook ever. Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 Billion which is now $21.8 Billion if the stock and shares are concerned. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Posted a status on his Facebook account announcing that “One billion people now use WhatsApp. Congrats to Jan, Brian and everyone who helped reach this milestone” Whatsapp doubled since joining Facebook after it was acquired.

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In Just 7 years whatsapp made what no one did. Whatsapp is growing day by day and people in the entire world is loving this awesome app because of its great features and services. It is completely diffrent from the other messaging app available in the market. WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion active users which is amazing but the most surprising and incredible thing is that only 57 Engineers are running and working for the 1 Billion users which is unbelievable. Kudos to them and congratulations as well to the Team Whatsapp.

Some of the Exciting Key Features and Facts of WhatsApp:

WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion active users and still counting as nearly one in seven people on Earth who use WhatsApp each month to stay in touch with their loved ones, their friends and their family. Here are the exciting key features and Facts of WhatsApp below:-

  • The Co-Founders of WhatsApp are Jan Koum & Brian Acton
  • Facebook acquired WhatsApp in $19 Billion in Cash and Stocks in year 2014.
  • There are 1 Billion Monthly Active users on WhatsApp
  • 42 Billion messages sent per day
  • 1.6 Billion photos shared per day
  • 1 Billion total groups
  • 250 million videos shared per day
  • 53 languages supported
  • Only 57 Engineers Working behind the scene
  • No advertisement
  • No yearly service fee.

WhatsApp recently dropped the subscription fee and made WhatsApp completely free as already whatsapp don’t sell or serve ads unlike other apps. It is one of the fast, reliable and secure app. Whatsapp also released the calling features and a rumor is also spreading that WhatsApp is also coming with Video call support lets See.

What we need from WhatsApp:-

As a Tech Blogger and tech savvy i would love if whatsapp also roll out video calling features and most important PDF files, Doc files support on whatsapp. It will not only help whatsapp to increase billions of users to whatsapp but also help users to share files and connect with friends and family through video calling also.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a post on his facebook, here is what he said:-

Jan Koum shared a Post on facebook, here is what he said:-

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