WhatsApp has published the data in the blog, according the which WhatsApp instant messaging platform is used by 400 million active users every month.
The number includes only those who actively uses WhatsApp services every month and not those who are only registered.
The blog post said
Our goal in creating WhatsApp was to empower people through technology and communication, no matter who they are, or where they live. WhatsApp has reached a milestone that no other mobile messaging service has achieved: 400 million monthly active users, with 100 million active users added in the last four months alone. This isn’t a count of people who just registered for WhatsApp – it’s the number of people who are actively using the service every single month.
Recently, LINE instant messaging service claimed to have 300 Million users out of which it add 100Million users in just four months. However, LINE refused to disclose the exact number of active users using the LINE platform, while it disclosed only the user registrations which may be decisive.
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