Through aposted on Thursday, announced the completion of 12 years. The tweet talked about some of the previously announced statistics, including the user base of that sends . However, it also mentioned that the app, known for its instant messaging experience, connects more than one billion calls on a daily basis.
Apart from calling, WhatsApp offers features including payments and sharing of stickers and GIFs to serve users as a one-stop instant messaging solution.
Co-founded by former Yahoo employeesand back in 2009, WhatsApp was in February 2014. The acquisition by the social media giant has helped the messaging app to scale further. However, it also on WhatsApp’s privacy and how it is sharing user data with Facebook and its subsidiaries.
The debate on user privacy over WhatsApp reached new levels in the recent past, with the introduction of its– primarily aimed at business accounts – that was due to a massive public outrage.
WhatsApp, however, claims in its latest tweet that it would continue to be committed to user privacy with end-to-end encryption. The encryption does not apply across the app, though. It alsothat WhatsApp is using its presence to personalize their selling experiences.