Fb's Whatsapp messenger hits 1 billion month-to-month customers

Facebook's Whatsapp messenger hits 1 billion monthly users

Final time Whatsapp crowed about its lively month-to-month consumer rely, it was a zero shy of the place it’s now: 1 billion. The outfit says that is virtually one in seven individuals on Earth who use Fb’s $19 billion messaging software. The announcement says to not anticipate a lot to vary with this notable milestone aside from forthcoming enhancements to hurry and safety, most notably, whereas aiming to get the opposite six billion of our neighbors utilizing the platform. Simply assume, if the corporate hadn’t dropped its $1 annual subscription charge, that’d be a comparatively straightforward billion dollars a yr in revenue — and everyone knows simply how cool that a lot cash is.

One billion individuals now use WhatsApp. Congrats to Jan, Brian and everybody who helped attain this milestone! WhatsApp’s…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, February 1, 2016