WhatsApp sets new daily traffic record

Thursday 13 June 2013 | 15:37 CET | News
Mobile messaging service WhatsApp announced a new traffic record. The company said on Twitter that its users sent over 10 billion messages and received another 17 billion in just one day, for a total of 27 billion messages in 24 hours. The company last reported a record on New Year's Eve last year of over 18 billion messages.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: WhatsApp
Countries: World
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