WhatsApp now has 1 billion daily active users

In a blog post, the company announced the numbers along with stating that the monthly active user base has now increased to 1.3 billion and nearly 55 billion messages are shared every day in 60 supported languages.

WhatsApp Status, launched earlier this year, has managed to increase its user base to 250 million every day in just a span of six months, topping Snapchat which records 166 million daily active users on its entire app, including Stories, direct messages, and other features. Furthermore, 4.5 Billion photos shares per day and video sharing have been bumped up to 1 billion. Now, WhatsApp has revealed that it has hit a daily user base of 1 billion members.

Action Fraud have issued a warning over a Whatsapp scam targeting users of the messaging service. Not just that, WhatsApp has also reported that the service has over a billion monthly active users.

The WhatsApp Messenger app is available for Android on Google Play. All these users are actively exchanging about 55 billion messages per day, which is yet another huge number.

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After announcing Messenger had 1.2 billion monthly users this April, Facebook's head of Messenger, David Marcus told TechCrunch it had seen "double-digit growth percentage-wise" in terms of messages sent per user on Messenger.

Facebook recently updated the file sharing feature, letting users share a file of any format.

WhatsApp further revealed that it counted over 250 million daily users on the Status feature. This only goes to show how popular WhatsApp really is and how people are taking advantage of the service effectively across the globe.

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