WhatsApp’s ‘Status’ feature has surpassed its counterparts, Instagram and Snapchat, crossing over 250 million active daily users. WhatsApp released its Q2 2017 earnings which shows the company has surpassed the one million daily user mark; with users currently sending 55 billion messages and 4.5 billion photos per day.
WhatsApp made its ‘Status’ feature live on February 24 this year, which allows users to send photos, videos and GIFs throughout their day with friends and family. Instagram launched the story feature last August and reached 150 million daily users in January.
Facebook also introduced the identical feature on its platform in late march.