Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: WhatsApp`s popularity has reached another milestone. CEO and founder Jan Koum on Twitter announced that the instant mobile messaging app now boasts of 600 million monthly active users.
Now serving 600,000,000 monthly active users. Yes, active and registered are very different types of numbers...
— jan koum (@jankoum) August 25, 2014
India is one of the fastest growing markets as reported by Neeraj Arora , Vice President of WhatsApp .It has now over 60 million users in India. From 50 million users in May this year, WhatsApp has added 10 million new users in less than three months.
The app had already crossed the significant half a billion user milestone in April this year. Tencent’s WeChat app is closest behind with 438 million active users, most of whom are likely in China, while Tango (70 million active users) and Viber (100 million active users) are among a clutch of other apps further back.