Always on your finger tips, literally, WhatsApp is one such application which does not cater only to the youngsters, but has captivated the three generations and has stringed relations through groups and free exchange of messages, photo, videos and more.
Mark Zuckerberg shared a celebratory post on Facebook a few hours back acknowledging the mark of 1 billion WhatsApp users. He congratulated Jan Koum, Brian Acton and the team who aided to reach this high point.
Zuckerberg mentioned that since their acquisition, WhatsApp has grown massively and also cited everything they added right from introducing WhatsApp calls to providing a subscription for absolutely no charge.
Concluding the post he quoted, “There are only a few services that connect more than a billion people. This milestone is an important step towards connecting the entire world.”
While WhatsApp has managed to maintain number one position amongst messaging apps in India, it faces a stiff competition from Line and KakaoTalk in South East Asia. In India, WhatsApp is mainly pegged against homegrown Hike and Line (to an extent).
Read the entire announcement below.