The number of users WhatsApp exceeded 700 million people




The number of users WhatsApp messenger exceeded 700 million people. This was reported on the official website of the company in to Facebook. It is an active audience, that is, those who at least once a month includes WhatsApp.


Increase in the number of subscribers can be called messenger impressively rapid. In mid-2013 its regular users were about 200 million people in the world, by April 2014 the figure rose to 500 million, and in August app crossed once the 100 millionth milestone.

WhatsApp broke away from the competition, despite the annual subscription paid one dollar. His closest pursuers are Chinese and Korean WeChat Line, each of which has more than 400 million users. Other similar applications such as Viber and Tango, have chosen about 200 million people.

According to reports, the largest increase in users WhatsApp recently been noted in Russia, Brazil, India and Mexico. Among the countries of Europe is a leader in Spain, where 90% of smartphone owners use the service as an alternative to SMS.

Meanwhile, WhatsApp is preparing to acquire the support of voice communication. Now messenger allows only write messages and send photos, but soon will be available the opportunity to make calls. The voice calls first appeared on iPhone and Android, and then – on Windows Phone devices and some models of BlackBerry.

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