Currently, Gmail and Whatsapp are used by 1 billion people around the world. One billion is a milestone for these giant companies to show their existence after Apple announced their active devices are used by one billion users.
In last quarter’s earnings, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has revealed that Gmail now has over a billion monthly active users. Gmail gets one billion active users within 7 months after Google announced that Gmail has 900 million active users in I/O Google, last year. Pichai also added that Gmail’s Smart Reply feature, which suggests responses based on the emails you get, is used in 10% of all replies made through the service’s mobile app.
Whatsapp has officially announced one million users achievement through their blog. The number is got after they made a decision to make their service free forever. Regarding this achievement, the Whatsapp team wrote:
“Every day, our team continues to work to improve WhatsApp’s speed, reliability, security and simplicity”
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