Mobile Messaging! What comes to our minds on reading these two words? Oh come on, you got to be kidding if it is not WhatsApp that crossed your mind. WhatsApp has been a widely used mobile messaging app since it was launched back in 2009. After our regular updates regarding “How to” guide for different WhatsApp features, today we will be sharing 9 fascinating WhatsApp facts.
9 Unknown WhatsApp facts
- WhatsApp is worth more than some of the world’s largest companies like American Airlines which is worth around 12 billion dollars and Harley Davidson which is worth 14 billion dollars.
- Mobile Messaging App co founder Jan Koum moved to US from Ukraine at the age of 16. At one time his family survived on food stamps.
- WhatsApp is valued more than the GDP of countries like Jamaica, Iceland and North Korea.
- WhatsApp has half a billion monthly users.
- WhatsApp only has 55 employees and most of them must be millionaires and the two founders Brian Acton and Jan Koum must be billionaires.
- Everyday 1 million new users are added to WhatsApp servers across the globe which means daily 1 million new users join WhatsApp.
- 500 million photos are shared daily through WhatsApp.
- One of the most shocking WhatsApp facts is that company is worth more than NASA’s entire Annual budget of around 17 billion dollars.
- WhatsApp co founder Brian Acton got denied by Twitter and Facebook for a job back in 2009, soon after which he started WhatsApp and rest is history.
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So these were the unknown WhatsApp facts which might not be known to you. Personally, I liked last mobile messaging app fact the most as it gives everyone of us so much to learn from and yes what an impeccable response from founders of WhatsApp signified by facts 1,3 and 8. Which one was your favorite?