HOW WHATSAPP EARNS MONEY
Whatsapp is popular messaging app with 180 billion users from 180 countries in the world. The Whatsapp users is 2 billion active users. Because of that the social media giant Facebook acquire Whatapp in 2014 Feb 19th. The acquisition is Facebook pays $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook shares.Let us go the History of WhatApp.
The Whatsapp is started in May 2009. The founder of WhatsApp was Brian Action and Jan Kaoum. Both are former employees of Yahoo Inc. In the year 2007 both are quiet the Yahoo job are Applied for Facebook, but rejected the Job. In 2009 purchased iphone, they realized lots of scope in App industry, So they visited his friend Alex Fishman to discuss about new message App. The team need a ios App developer for this, they found an App developer via RentACoder.com. Kaoum suggested the named “what’s up”. 2009 May they started Whatapp.
How they Earn Money
- In Jan 2016 WhatApp is a free service for everyone.
- WhatsApp will no longer charge for subscription.
- The second year a small charge fee of $0.99 for some countries, not in most user country India.