It has been less than three months since WhatsApp introduced it’s new status feature and almost stole Snapchat’s idea, the messaging app is now having almost 175 million new stories, the report has been given by Facebook.
Well, that number of users is a no doubt large, WhatsApp is currently having more than 1 billion users around the world. It just gives a clear picture about Facebook’s strategy – To take over its entire suite of products. WhatsApp is for sure trying to halt Snapchat’s popularity and growth.
The popularity of WhatsApp Status is somewhere hard to be calculated. Especially for journalists based in US, the app being highly popular overseas.
It is further revealed that Snapchat faces a strong challenge from Facebook, and currently has 161 million daily users, as per a report issued by the company in February.
Facebook has announced today, that for now at-least the new status feature seems to be working!