WhatsApp is bigger than Twitter, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum boasted today.
Koum, speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference today, wouldn't talk about specific figures when it comes to usage, but he confirmed that the mobile messaging service topped Twitter's usage. Twitter declared in December that it had exceeded 200 million monthly users.
WhatsApp boasts an average of 8 billion inbound messages and 12 billion outbound messages a day, he said.
Koum also addressed the rumors that WhatsApp would be acquired, reiterating that the company wants to remain independent and doesn't really think about acquisition as an exit … Read more