The worldwide messaging app, WhatsApp has attain a bountiful addition of 900 million active and regular users around the world. WhatsApp is a primary installed app for the Smartphone users around the globe to remain connected with their family and friends. The addition of 100 million users took place in last five months, an incredible add-on of users that are upsurging each passing day. The advent of technology has proven its blessing around the world and what better way to remain connected than WhatsApp.
The biggest turn-over in WhatsApp where it was occupied by Facebook at a whopping sum of USD 19 billion. It has been seen as one of the most massive takeovers that had been made by the social media giant Facebook.
On this greatest reach, the co–founder of WhatsApp Jan Koum tagged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg, and congratulated him on this upswing achievement,”WhatsApp now has 900 million monthly active users,” WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said in a Facebook post.
The app has made an impact in the lives of people and recently it was reported that WhatsApp has seen a great rise in its users especially in the developing nations like Russia, Brazil and India. Well, we can see Indians are highly addicted to this instant messaging app used to contact and convey messages. With the WhatsApp call, it has proven to be a bonus and the access of internet or data you can have a telephonic conversation for free. It has certainly opened the doors for the giant. Last year, in November, WhatsApp announced that India alone accounts for 70 million users and stands on the 10th position in the world in the no. of users category.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg also congratulated Koum in a post saying, “900 million people now use WhatsApp every month to stay in touch with family and friends around the world. Congratulations to Jan Koum and everyone at WhatsApp on reaching this incredible milestone – and for still finding time to make us all laugh.”
WhatsApp users are rising seamlessly as its an easy way to access and share media and messages. It is competing with other apps like Hike, LINE, Viber and Telegram in India, but remains, so far – the undisputed leader in the workd of IM.