Today Whatsapp has just Published a new news. It has over 400 million active users for its cross-platform messaging service. The good thing about whatsapp is that their team is still committed to add new features rather than making lots of noise over 400 Million users. The blog post says:
“We bet that if our team of engineers could make messaging fast, simple, and personal, we could charge people directly for the service without having to rely on annoying banner ads, game promotions, or all those other distracting “features” that come with many messaging apps.
Today, we’re proud to announce that because of you, WhatsApp has reached a milestone that no other mobile messaging service has achieved: 400 million monthly active users, with 100 million active users added in the last four months alone. This isn’t a count of people who just registered for WhatsApp – it’s the number of people who are actively using the service every single month”
The company also gave updated stats on its daily message flow: WhatsApp’s users are now sending 16 billion messages per day on average, receiving 32 billion, and sending 500 million images per day.Whatsapp says that its reached 400M monthly active users not just total downloads, this means a lot. There are several competitors to whatsapp like LINE , WEChat, SnapChat, Hike messanger, BBM All this offer nearly same features , some apps comes with extra useless features, ads. But Whatsapp has made it simple & sleek. Whatsapp is available on all Platforms like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian , Blackberry.
WhatsApp’s closest competitor, the Japanese messaging platform LINE, claims to have 300 million registered users, though the rival won’t break out how many of them are active. Not far behind is China’s WeChat with 270 million registered users and KakaoTalk of South Korea with 110 million. Kik is another messaging services from Canada which claims 100 million registered users and is popular among teens and students in the U.S.