WhatsApp adds voice messaging as it passes 300M users

WhatsApp adds voice messaging as it passes 300M users
WhatsApp has been one of (if not the most) popular messaging app recently, and the service just keeps on getting better. As we know by now, WhatsApp loves to let everyone know when it hits a new milestone with either its user numbers or its per-day message processing numbers. Well, the app has hit a new plateau, and has added a new feature to mark the occasion.

It was just about 6 weeks ago that WhatsApp announced that it had hit 250 million active monthly users, and about 7 weeks since WhatsApp announced 27 billion daily messages processed. Today, it has announced that the service now has 300 active monthly users, and that it processes 11 billion outgoing messages and 20 billion incoming (the difference is due to group messaging. 

To mark the occasion, WhatsApp has started rolling out updates that add voice messaging to its apps. And, we're not just talking about updating the major platforms, but all of the apps on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone, and Nokia. So, check your app stores for the update. 

source: AllThingsD

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8 Comments

1. veer.d

Posts: 89; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

its nice to see they release update for all platforms

2. Cyberchum

Posts: 1108; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Service operators over here are going to get mad. First SMS went down and now voice call.

3. NioSenpai

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

From 250 million active monthy users to 300 monthly users! Time to celebrate :D

5. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Wow, pretty amazing to see they lost 249,999,700 users in only a few weeks!

4. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Wechat terminated

6. adit38

Posts: 25; Member since: Jul 02, 2013

I like whatsapp better than wechat, kakao talk or line. when in only edge coverage, whatsapp the only messahing that I can count

7. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Didn't Whatsapp already have audio notes?

8. li0nh3art

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Yeah, but its now easy to chat via voice. Its the same functionality as wechat.

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