Sunday, April 19, 2015

WhatsApp users exceeded 800 million

The number of users WhatsApp messenger will exceed 800 million people. This was on his Facebook page wrote founder Yang Kum service.

In mid-2013 is rapidly gaining momentum today messenger in the world used about 200 million people, in April 2014 the number had risen to 500 million by August crossed the line of 600 million, and by January of this year reached 700 million. According to experts, the current level - is not the limit.
Despite a paid annual subscription of $ 1, WhatsApp has as much more popular than its nearest competitors - Chinese and Korean WeChat Line, each of which has more than 400 million users. Alternative applications Viber and Tango are about 200 million people.
Statistical increase was most noticeable in Russia, Brazil, India, Mexico. Among the European countries the most popular messenger won in Spain, where 90% of smartphone owners use it WhatsApp.
Daily WhatsApp users send over 30 billion messages, so every second service handles about 350,000 messages.
Service is actively preparing for the introduction of telephony: the function of voice calls are already available to users of Android-version clients. Experts believe that this service will further increase the number of users of the popular messenger.