Popular Instant messaging app WhatsApp has achieved a new feat. The company has announced that its business app has crossed over five million enterprises globally within a year of launch.
In an official blog, WhatsApp wrote that the app launched a year ago has crossed more than five millions enterprises. The blog reads, “ In January of last year we launched the WhatsApp Business app, and now there are more than five million businesses using it to support customers, grow their businesses and serve their communities all over the world. We're excited that we've helped millions of businesses grow,”
Citing example of Bengaluru-based eyewear brand Glassic, WhatsApp said that the business has seen 30 percent of its new sales being generated through WhatsApp Business. To help celebrate the first year of WhatsApp Business, the Facebook-owned app announced that some of its most popular features can now be used on WhatsApp web and desktop. Company added that These features include: Quick Replies, Labels and Chat List Filtering. Using these features on a computer helps businesses to save time and to get back to their customers quickly,
The popular messging app has about 1.5 billion users globally while in India it has over 200 million users.