WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Users

WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Users

Just last week, users were scowling about the WhatsApp outage, which followed a New Year’s outage… but it appears everyone has forgotten. Yesterday, social media giant Facebook (who acquired WhatsApp in 2014) publicly stated the app now has over 1 Billion users worldwide. This makes WhatsApp the most popular messaging app in the world. Coincidentally, the second most popular messaging app is also owned by Facebook. Apparently they know their audience.

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