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Post its partnership with Facebook, active users of instant messaging app, WhatsApp has shoot up. In a blog post CEO Jan Koum declared, ” half a billion people around the world are now regular, active WhatsApp users.”
In the last few months, we’ve grown fastest in countries like Brazil, India, Mexico, and Russia, and our users are also sharing more than 700 million photos and 100 million videos every single day. We could go on, but for now, it’s more important that we get back to work – because here at WhatsApp, we’re just getting started, WhatsApp said.
Out of its half of the billion users, 100 million active users added in the last four months alone.
The company was brought by Facebook for $16 billion and together Facebook and WhatsApp has 1.5 billion active users.
It also informed that the instant messaging app would also introduce voice calls on WhatApp soon.