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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

One billion people now use WhatsApp- Mark Zuckerberg

Whatsapp a mobile messaging application which was acquired by Facebook Inc. in February 2014
for US$19 Billion has reached over one billion users worldwide.

Owner Mark Zuckerberg posted on his facebook wall to celebrate:

"One billion people now use Whatsapp.   Congrats to Jan, Brian and everyone who helped reach this milestone!

WhatsApp's community has more than doubled since joining Facebook. We've added the ability for you to call loved ones far away. We've dropped the subscription fee and made WhatsApp completely free. Next, we're going to work to connect more people around the world and make it easier to communicate with businesses.

There are only a few services that connect more than a billion people. This milestone is an important step towards connecting the entire world."

CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp Jan Koum also posted on his facebook wall:

"one billion users. couldn't be more proud of our small team doing so much in just seven years"


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