Whatsapp, as you all know, is the most popular messenger service which runs on android devices, iOS, windows phone and number of other mobile operating systems. Listed below are some of the shocking but interesting things which you must know about this popular messenger application.
Each founder of Whatsapp made around $5 billion.
The company is just five years old and has a total of 55 employees only.
- Job Denied
Brian Acton, one of the founders of Whatsapp was denied a job at two of the most popular social networking websites, Facebook and Twitter, in 2009. This is when he created Whatsapp.
At acquisition, Whatsapp is worth two Instagram and two Staples.
- Messages Processed
On one single day, Whatsapp processes four times as many messages as there are humans on the earth.
The budget of NASA in 2014 was $17 billion while that of Whatsapp was $19 billion. Isn’t this huge?
Each and every employee of Whatsapp created as much value as the entire Washington Post did in 137 years.
- New Users
Around 1 Million new users register on this popular messenger application every day.
- Active Users More Than Twitter
The number of active users on Whatsapp is about 2.5 times more than the number of active users on Twitter.
- Overall Active Users
More than 450 million users are active on Whatsapp each month. Out of these, 70% users are active on Whatsapp on any given day.
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