WhatsApp achieves 1 billion daily active users mark

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To recall, in 2014 the messaging platform had around 450 million monthly users when it was acquired by the social media giant Facebook.

WhatsApp, the widely popular messaging app across the world, has achieved another super duper milestone. A year ago WhatsApp had one billion users per month.

WhatsApp Status, launched earlier this year, has managed to increase its user base to 250 million every day in just a span of six months, topping Snapchat which records 166 million daily active users on its entire app, including Stories, direct messages, and other features. That's despite it being relegated to a secondary dedicated tab in the app, opposed to being front and center on the home screen like Instagram Stories which also now has over 250 million users. These media files include photos, videos, etc.

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The company also revealed that 4.5 billion photos are shared every day and 1 billion videos. Previously report that was published back in April on the website thenextweb.com, stated that the Facebook has over 1.9 billion active users to its service and WhatsApp has 1.2 billion active users. Moreover, WhatsApp offers support for 60 different languages. Our community is now more than 2 billion people, including more than 1.3 billion people who use Facebook every day, " Zuckerberg wrote in his Facebook blog post.

With Facebook owning WhatsApp now and how they are bringing ads to the Facebook messenger, could they end up doing the same in WhatsApp in order to monetize it? Having said that, let us know if you are using this messaging service and if not, then which is your go to messaging service?

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