WhatsApp Smashed with 1 Billion Users While Facebook Sees Slow Growth Yet M
Social Media

WhatsApp Smashed with 1 Billion Users While Facebook Sees Slow Growth Yet Manages To Beat Google in Q2

Instagram 700 million monthly active users

WhatsApp Smashed with 1 Billion Users While Facebook Sees Slow Growth Yet Manages To Beat Google in Q2

Today WhatsApp and Facebook revealed Q2 2017 stats showing the user growth and revenue stats for this quarter. Where Whatsapp topped the list in number user by leading behind the rivals like Instagram and SnapChat while Facebook faces slight downfall in the results. Mark Zuckerberg updates the WhatsApp Q2 figures on his profile over the Facebook profile and also gratitudes the users.

Whatsapp New

WhatsApp with its status feature which is the clone of the Snapchat’s  story options reached more than 1 billion daily users. The chatting apps seem to take the cloned feature around every corner of the world before it's actual inventor. WhatsApp now attained 1 billion daily users and 1.3 billion monthly active users around the globe. The status feature currently holds the attention of 250 million users. The rival Snapchat is way behind the WhatsApp with only 166 million users on the entire app.

The status feature of the WhatsApp has given a boost to the user growth of the WhatsApp in this quarter. The status story feature of WhatsApp currently has 250 million daily active users, which is same as the Instagram story feature, Instagram has 700 million of overall users per month. According to the growth stats, almost 76% of the WhatsApp users come back daily to the App. WhatsApp users around the globe send 55 billion of messages,4.5 billion of images and 1 billion of videos per day. In 2016 February WhatsApp had 1 billion of users monthly and only 450 million users monthly back in 2014 when Facebook bought it.

Talking about the Parental company Facebook recorded a downfall in the number users and revenue as well this quarter. The social media giant shared it earning reports on Wednesday which includes the revenue of $9.16 billion along with the profit of $1.32 per share. This quarter number of the shows the 45% of year over year revenue growth with slips down from the last quarter which was 49.24%.

Facebook currently handling the 2.006 billion users, which increased from 1.94 billion last quarter with the growth rate of 3.4 which less than that of the last quarters 4.3%.

But, here is the catch Facebook made more profit than Google in this quarter, which is the first time in the history. Facebook's garnered the profit of $3.894 billion by beating the Google who extracted the profit of $3.254 as it has to face the antitrust fine of $2.7 billion from the EU. The Facebook showed the 71% of the YOY growth in this quarter.

According to the Facebook, 66% of its user or around 1.32 users visit the Facebook service on the daily basis. Mobiles played the major contributor the huge revenue for the Facebook. The mobile ad has accounted for the ad revenue with 87% or 8 billion, which is increased by the 2% from the last quarter.

For the Latest tech news and reviews, follow MobileAppDaily on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, Instagram and Flipboard.

Tanya <span>Editor In Chief</span>
Written By

She is a content marketer and has more than five years of experience in IoT, blockchain, Web, and mobile development. In all these years, she closely followed the app development, and now she writes about the existing and the upcoming mobile app technologies. Her essence is more like a ballet dancer.

Top Companies

InMobi
Singapore
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
Social Media

Facebook's Internet.org Is Now Behind Connecting 100M People To The Internet

4 min read  

Facebook’s internet.org has connected almost 100m people worldwide and that’s a huge achievement for the social networking site. After revealing Facebook’s Q1 2018 earnings by saying “our Internet.org efforts have helped almost 100 million people get access to the internet wh

Social Media

Facebook Acquires Tbh, The Teen-Targeted Anonymous Polling App

4 min read  

Facebook has bought the anonymous polling app that recently went viral among the teens. Tbh, the teen-focused app lets the users conduct an anonymous online poll about themselves and their friends. Facebook said that it has bought the startup, however, the terms of deal and amount are undisclosed.

Social Media

Chat App WhatsApp Temporarily Unavailable in China

4 min read  

Sunday night marked another unhappening Monday morning for the dwellers of The Red Dragon. People in the mainland China woke up on Monday only to find out they are not able either to send or to receive WhatsApp messages and the video. WhatsApp had previously been blocked in the country but the ban w

Social Media

Here Is The Questions Sticker For Your Next Instagram Post

4 min read  

You all must be aware of the polling feature that Instagram rolled our last October. The polling feature lets you ask a question to your followers and receive a reply as they vote. The feature was well received by the users, and due to its continual success, the feature is still alive. Also, the pol