Indian WhatsApp users have made a new world record for sending the most number of messages on New Years’ eve to their loved ones including friends and family. WhatsApp users in India have reportedly sent more than 20 billion messages on the occasion of New Years’ eve. According to the recent data shared by WhatsApp, more than 75 billion messages were shared on the popular social media app on the night of 31 December 2017 worldwide out of which India contributed 20 billion messages. WhatsApp has almost 1 billion users worldwide and some tech experts believed that India is it’s biggest market with approximately 200 million users.
In the data released by the company, out of 75 billion WhatsApp messages shared worldwide more than 13 billion were images including 5 billion videos. The company also claim that it has only recorded this data for a very short span of time on 31 December 2017. It is said that with this it has made new world record for sending highest number of messages on WhatsApp or any other social media platform. Previously in 31 December 2016, people around the world have made a new world record and sent more than 63 billion messages on WhatsApp.
One of the simplest, powerful and fastest social media app WhatsApp has become the best choice for any Android users whether being a student, a hair-stylist professional, a DJ, a teacher, it has now become almost necessary to have WhatsApp installed in their smartphones to stay in touch with your loved ones anywhere around the world. Top 5 popular features of WhatsApp released in 2o17 includes Video calling, live location, delete for everyone, status and new album view options. Also, the company has been planning to launch UPI-based payment in the app realising the importance of Digital currency and Digital payments. With this WhatsApp might became another king in the field of Digital payment system as people will be able to send money directly from the app without any further inconvenient.
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