WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly active users milestone

Last Updated: Feb 03 2018 17:17

TECHNOLOGY- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced that WhatsApp has now 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs) and nearly 60 billion messages are exchanged every single day.

He also announced that Facebook-owned Instagram is now the most popular Story-sharing product, followed by WhatsApp.

Both Instagram “Stories” and WhatsApp “Status” features now have 300 million daily active users (DAUs) -- compared to 178 million Snapchat users, TechCrunch reported.