WhatsApp users sent more than 20 billion messages for 2018 wishes to family and friends in INDIA. 75 billion messages shared on New Year’s Eve over the world and 20 billion were only from India revealed by WhatsApp. This is the highest number ever shared on WhatsApp, as over 1 billion users worldwide, India has biggest count with 200 million users. And also WhatsApp suffered from outage lasting for more than hour on 31st December 2017 night and early morning 1st January 2018.
WhatsApp says “75 billion messages sent worldwide that includes more than 5 billion videos and 13 billion images. And this was recorded only for 12am to 11:59pm PST on December 31”.
While huge volume of user activity was going, WhatsApp disappointed with downing its server on January 1st in India. The service went down over the country and users were also faced trouble to send messages for more than an hour. At the time the company was given no reasons which only said, “WhatsApp users around the world experienced a brief outage today that has now been resolved.”