whatsapp crossed 1.5 Billion Active Users
In 2014, WhatsApp , purchased for $ 19 billion by social media giant Facebook , had only 450 million users. This marriage also went down in history as the largest technology market purchase since Time Warner purchased AOL with $ 147 billion.
WhatsApp, founded by Jan Koum and Brian Acton in 2009, has spent many important milestones especially after entering Facebook.
The popular application, which has made tremendous progress in the intervening time, has now become a giant platform hosting 1.5 billion active users worldwide. The application, which translates the Generation
Having reached 1.5 billion active users and 60 billion messages a month, WhatsApp left Facebook behind for the first time in September 2018 with growth figures. According to Annie’s ünvan of the Mobile reports that the title of the most popular social media app ”has been transferred from Facebook to WhatsApp.
Messenger , which is another messaging platform on Facebook , has 1.3 billion users. The US company, which has become a monopoly in messaging applications with WhatsApp and Messenger, has 2.27 billion users worldwide .
WhatsApp’s founder, Brian Acton, told Forbes last year that he regretted selling WhatsApp to Facebook.