WhatsApp, the popular network short messages, location and photos with the phone, has reached record shipments. This Thursday managed to process 10,000 million messages, about 4,000 posts and 6,000 input output. Founded in August 2009, in November 2011 announced that they had reached their first 1,000 million messages processed.
The company, which does not give its user data is maintained in its intention not to put advertising and charging for the service of a minimum price, as recalled Thursday in his Twitter account. The messaging platform, which has slashed the revenue of the operators on SMS, it works for most phones with internet access, such as iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Nokia and Windows Phone.
“Nobody gets up alive with the idea of seeing more ads and no one is going to sleep wondering what tomorrow will see ads. Know people who go to bed excited for what he has talked that day,” they say in their blog. The app costs 0.79 euros in mobile app stores and the service is free the first year. And some failures and outages have not reduced their growth, since it remains the most downloaded app in stores.
The founders, Brian Acton American and Ukrainian Jan Koum, who worked many years at Yahoo, say that behind the ads there capturing user data and know them better. And they do not want to do that.“Remember when advertising, you are the product”, they say.