WhatsApp users are spending a lot of time on video calls. Together, the app’s 1.2 billion users are spending more than 340 million minutes a day making more than 55 million video calls, WhatsApp announced.
To mark the milestone, WhatsApp is finally updating its Android app to make video calling more prominent. Now, the feature will appear right next to the voice calling menu within chats on Android.
The stat comes almost exactly six months after the app first rolled out its video calling features to all its users. That the feature has managed to rack up so many users in such a short period is indicative not only of WhatsApp’s overall dominance in the messaging space, but also why video calling was such an important feature to begin with. Read more…