WhatsApp Crosses 70 Million Users In India
WhatsApp is a mobile messaging service app that allows users to send their images, videos and also audio media messages with free of cost. WhatsApp is the most globally popular messaging app more than 600 million users, with India alone boasting a user base of more than 70 million.
In August 2014, WhatsApp announced that, it crossed 600 million monthly active users. Earlier in the year, the company had also shared its plans to increase its user base to 1 Billion. WhatsApp crossed half-a-billion user mark in April 2014. In May 2014, Whatsapp had crossed 50 million monthly active users in India, which is also one of its largest country by the number of monthly active users. As of October 2014, Whatsapp has crossed 70 million monthly active users in India, which is 10% of its total user base.
"We have 70 million active-users here who use the application at least once a month," Arora, a vice-president with WhatsApp, said at the fifth annual INK Conference here. Arora, an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and ISB Hyderabad, said WhatsApp will continue to hold a distinct identity even after the takeover by Facebook and will not get merged with any other social networking giants. He said the total user-base for the company, which was bought by Facebook in a blockbuster USD 19-billion deal earlier this year, is 600 million.
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