One posted on Thursday Tweet Via WhatsApp announced completion of 12 years. The tweet talked about some of the previously announced figures, which said more than two billion (2 billion) monthly active users and 100 billion (10 billion) messages. However, it has also been reported that the app, known for its instant messaging experience, handles more than 1 billion daily calls.
WhatsApp added voice calling support to its app in February 2015 and started offering video calling in November 2016. The company also added group voice and video calling support in August 2018. Apart from calling, WhatsApp users were also given the option to share stickers and GIFs and added the latest feature in the app as WhatsApp Payments, which is meant for transacting money.
WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in February 2014, launched in 2009 by former Yahoo employees Brian Acton and Jan Koum. However, after this, the privacy of WhatsApp also starts to be questioned. Many experts say that the company does data on users with Facebook and its subsidiaries.
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