Half a Billion regular users for the WhatsApp IM

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One Billion US dollars is the amount that Facebook spent to acquire WhatsApp. When we look at the number of regular users they claim to have, the acquisition cost of WhatsApp is around US$ 2.00 per user!

Another impressive piece of data : Since WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook, only two months ago, more than 50 million users have signed in and become regular users of WhatsApp!

When we look more into the details it seems that the countries where the new user rates are growing at the fastest pace are Mexico, Brazil, India and Russia. So, no doubt this trend is going to carry on for a while and that’s just as well as WhatsApp is presently one of the most downloaded applications from the Google Play Store…

Source : www.androidpolice.com


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