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10 Incredible Facts About WhatsApp

Hi FactWishers! Do you use WhatsApp for messaging to your friends, family or for business. Well, you do. In fact, WhatsApp is the largest platform for social messaging service. It was founded by Brian Acton and Jan Koum in 2009, when they left Yahoo! and decided to apply for jobs in Facebook and Twitter, but got rejected consistently.

Today, at FactWish, we have come up with some of the brilliant facts about the largest messaging application that has integrated the world with its simple ad free & clean interface. Lets get started!

1. WhatsApp is controlled by just 55 employees for a billion users.

WhatsApp is controlled by just 55 employees for a billion users

2. The name “WhatsApp” was derived from the phrase “What’s Up!” used when starting a conversation.

WhatsApp derived fom "What's Up!"

3. The average time a user spends on WhatsApp per week is nearly 200 minutes.

The average time a user spends on WhatsApp per week is nearly 200 minutes

4. WhatsApp is available in more than 40 languages (60 in Android) on different platforms making it the only application to reach the mark.

WhatsApp is available in more than 40 languages

5. WhatsApp does not store any conversation, audio, image or video files on their servers. After message is delivered to the recipient, nothing is left stored on WhatsApp servers.

WhatsApp does not store any conversation

6. No marketing or promotion strategies were performed to attract user base on WhatsApp during its launch in 2009. Still, it is the largest base of Internet audience.

No marketing or promotion strategies were performed by WhastApp

7. Most people don’t know that changing the text format is possible on WhatsApp. Its simple.

Changing texts on WhatsApp

8. WhatsApp was sold to Facebook in $19 Billion deal after 5 years when co-founders were rejected by Facebook.

Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 Billion

9. Atleast 1 million new users are added on WhatsApp daily, claimed by the company.

1 million people added on WhatsApp daily

10. More than 76% of WhatsApp users are active on a daily basis.

More than 76% of WhatsApp users are active on a daily basis

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