WhatsApp now has half a billion active monthly users

Shawn Knight

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Just over four months ago, mobile messaging app WhatsApp reported having more than 400 million active monthly users following a successful four-month span that saw 100 million newcomers join the service.

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TheDreams

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$19 billion? That would suck if the app like totally crashed in popularity haha. Still 500 million monthly users, quite a feat for an app. Good job(y)
 

Jim$ter

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And people use Whatsapp instead of Facebook messenger why? They must like paying and using an outdated looking UI. LOL Maybe in other country's they just don't know.....
 

mojorisin23

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And people use Whatsapp instead of Facebook messenger why? They must like paying and using an outdated looking UI. LOL Maybe in other country's they just don't know.....

Because I dont use facebook anything... whatapp scans your contacts and automatically puts other whatsapp users in a list. It has emoticons, groups, and file sharing. you can even make a call from it.

and its $1 for life after the first year (which is free) and is ad free

what does FB msgr have?
 

Jim$ter

Posts: 163   +35
And people use Whatsapp instead of Facebook messenger why? They must like paying and using an outdated looking UI. LOL Maybe in other country's they just don't know.....

Because I dont use facebook anything... whatapp scans your contacts and automatically puts other whatsapp users in a list. It has emoticons, groups, and file sharing. you can even make a call from it.

and its $1 for life after the first year (which is free) and is ad free

what does FB msgr have?

Basically the same thing except its free but I guess if all your friends use Whatsapp that is the reason to use it. Here in the states everyone either has facebook so you use messenger or you just send a SMS text message http://www.knowyourmobile.com/mobil...0/whatsapp-vs-facebook-messenger-whos-king-im