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April 20, 2015

Whatsapp growing faster than facebook, set to exceed a billion MAU's by Q3,2015

" Whats app moving towards a billion monthly active users"

Watsapp is now 800million and well on its way to reach the milestone of 1 billion by the third quarter of 2015.Watsapp had added a 100million users in the last one year ( Jan 2014 to Jan 2015)  According to a latest blog post an Facebook director and and WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum announced the milestone in a Facebook post last week announcing that "WhatsApp was now serving 800,000,000 monthly active users.

 Amidst its blazing growth some other milestones reached by Whatsapp include 1)1 billion Android downloads, reached as of March 2015 and over 30 billion messages daily 2)Share of mobile internet users in the U.S. who are active WhatsApp users exceed 8% 3)Across Middle east, Whatsapp beats Facebook according to a recent study by NW university, Qatar 

 Overall Whatsapp total users have already crossed a billion mark. Monthly active visitors are a more better and realistic way to judge active user growth than total user base, as its provides a realistic benchmark