WhatsApp now delivers near 100 billion messages day by day, CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared throughout the newest quarterly earnings name. WhatsApp had crossed the 100 billion messages a day mark for the primary time on New Yr’s Eve final yr.
In the course of the quarterly earnings name, Zuckerberg shared that 2.5 billion individuals world wide use a number of Fb apps day by day and there are greater than 10 million energetic advertisers throughout providers. New Yr’s Eve is the day when WhatsApp normally experiences a major spike in messages and this has been a development for the previous a number of years. In 2017, WhatsApp noticed 63 billion messages despatched globally on New Yr’s Eve, adopted by 75 billion in 2018, and over 100 billion final yr. Now, roughly 100 billion messages are delivered day by day.
No different messaging service comes near the numbers WhatsApp delivers. That is due to its rising person base that crossed the 2 billion mark early this yr. In line with a report by Statista, WhastApp reached 5 billion downloads on Android in January this yr, making it solely the second non-Google app to realize this milestone.
In the course of the name, Zuckerberg additionally gave particulars concerning the new Instagram replace that integrates Fb Messenger and Instagram messaging. The Fb CEO added that early suggestions has been constructive to this point.
WhatsApp has been including new options to make the app extra user-friendly. It not too long ago gave customers the flexibility to silence chat alerts endlessly by way of the “at all times mute” function. The service was additionally testing “be a part of missed calls” — that enables customers to immediately be a part of ongoing calls even after lacking them initially — and a biometric lock function in its beta model.
Now, WhatsApp is planning on integrating WhatsApp enterprise options with Fb Outlets to permit customers to purchase merchandise immediately inside a chat.
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