Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,677 Reviews & Articles | 36,088 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

WhatsApp now has more than 250 million active users, looks to be gunning for Facebook's 1 billion

WhatsApp surpasses 250 million active users, could be bigger than Twitter

| Apps News | Posted: Jun 20, 2013 11:02 pm

Messaging platform WhatsApp has seen massive user growth over the past four years, with a large portion of the growth coming in the last year or two. WhatsApp has announced that they are now seeing more than 250 million active users, or a quarter of the total users on Facebook.


TweakTown image news/3/1/31198_1_whatsapp_now_has_more_than_250_million_active_users_looks_to_be_gunning_for_facebook_s_1_billion.jpg


Back in December, Twitter announced that they had surpassed 200 million active users, making it possible that WhatsApp is now ahead of the micro-blogging site. Telecom companies are likely unhappy with the growth that WhatsApp has seen as they are currently making huge profits from text messaging.


Whether WhatsApp will be able to continue this rate of growth remains to be seen.


Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Apps news at our Apps news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below