At the end of last month Facebook, the company that owns WhatsApp and half the world, announced that it had reached the 2 billion active users in its platform. In this way, it became the social network that previously reaches this figure. Nevertheless, these numbers pale when knowing that WhatsApp has just reached a billion users daily.
While we showed you what’s coming to WhatsApp for Android, in the form of storage usage information and iOS-style shortcuts, now the developers are proud of how they have managed to achieve the impressive A figure of 1 billion users daily.
Today, one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every day to connect with their family and friends, whether to share personalized photos and videos, connect through video calls or keep up with friends through the famous WhatsApp states Which have become quite a success for the platform.
While announcing usage figures, where we find data such as sending 55 billion messages sent per day, with 4.5 billion photos shared, WhatsApp indicates that all those responsible are more committed than ever to develop useful functions for The enjoyment of users, focusing on reliability, simplicity, and security.
250 million users in the new states
Somewhat less than these figures, but equally impressive, are the 250 million daily users who use the new states of WhatsApp. It was Mark Zuckerberg who in the last few hours announced the number of users using the controversial WhatsApp feature, as well as the usage data of his other platforms.
The explanation of these figures, considering that this function has received enough criticism, is found precisely in the first paragraphs of this article. With a billion-user base daily in WhatsApp it is normal for WhatsApp states, even though they are not very popular among our contacts, to be used by such a number of customers in the messaging app.
Interestingly, the number of users in the WhatsApp and Instagram Stories states is the same. However, Facebook has not provided data from Facebook Stories, a function that if it seems to have failed miserably.
Of all these data shown by the company, Facebook is proud to announce that this is the best quarter of its history, with profits 45% higher than those of the same period last year.