And it keeps growing!
Popular mobile instant messaging service WhatsApp has just hit the 700 million user mark.
WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum made the announcement on his Facebook page.
"Today, we're thrilled to share that WhatsApp has more than 700
million monthly active users. Additionally, every day our users now send
over 30 billion messages. As humbled and excited as we are by these
numbers and our continued growth, we're even more excited to keep
building a great product in 2015," Koum said on his Facebook page.
"Most of all, we’re grateful that so many of you are using WhatsApp
to stay in touch with your friends and family, business colleagues and
classmates. We promise to continue working hard to make WhatsApp even
The company is set to introduce voice-calling functionality in the near future, with new reports also claiming that it will introduce a driving mode to keep motorists focused.
WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook last year in a gargantuan $19-billion deal.