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WhatsApp's competitors and similar companies include Snap, Twitter, Viber, Skype, WeChat and Telegram.
WhatsApp
WhatsApp
WhatsApp is a company developing freeware and cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones.
Snap
Snap
Snap is a company that provides technology and social media services.
Twitter
Twitter
Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Viber
Viber
Viber is a company that develops a cross-platform calling and instant messaging app.
Skype
Skype
Skype Technologies is a technology company developing an application for instant messaging, real-time video and voice communications.
WeChat
WeChat
WeChat (also known as Weixin, 微信) is a free messaging and calling app that enables users to connect with family and friends across countries.
Telegram
Telegram
Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on privacy, security and speed.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2009
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2006
Founding Date
2010
Founding Date
2003
Founding Date
2012
Founding Date
2013
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Menlo Park, US HQ
Gurugram, IN
Hyderabad, IN
Dublin, IE
London, GB
Austin, US
Locations
Santa Monica, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Toronto, CA
Shenzhen, CN
Paris, FR
Hamburg, DE
Kfar Yehoshua, IL
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Locations
San Francisco, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Brussel, BE
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Paris, FR
Berlin, DE
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Locations
Luxembourg, LU HQ
Минск, BY
Sofia, BG
Paris, FR
Bnei Brak, IL
Yangon, MM
Moscow, RU
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Locations
Lëtzebuerg, LU HQ
Redmond, US
Locations
Singapore, SG HQ
Shenzhen, CN
Amsterdam, NL
Locations
Dubai, AE HQ
Employees
Employees
1,935
Employees
5,66147% increase
Employees
7,50036% increase
Employees
6111% increase
Employees
1,057
Employees
33
Employees
6481% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
17.5 b
Valuation ($)
41.1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
4.5 m
Twitter followers
84.6 k
Twitter followers
65.5 m
Twitter followers
494.3 k
Twitter followers
4.9 m
Twitter followers
265.3 k
Twitter followers
1.3 m
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
48
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
31
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
2
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
218
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
719.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
18.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
29
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
291.4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
97.92%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
75.69%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
19250
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
475
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
60
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4.4
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
4.6
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$4.1b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
$5.1b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$2b (Y, 2013)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$1.8b (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
$1.8b (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$2.4b (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
$3.3b (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
($488m) (FY, 2021)
Net income
($221.4m) (FY, 2021)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A

Operating

Daily Active Users
Daily Active Users
450 m (May, 2018)
Daily Active Users
347 m (Q2, 2022)
Daily Active Users
152 m (Q4, 2019)
Daily Active Users
N/A
Daily Active Users
N/A
Daily Active Users
N/A
Daily Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
Monthly Active Users
2 b (Feb, 2020)
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
300 m (Mar, 2016)
Monthly Active Users
1.1 b (Q1, 2019)
Monthly Active Users
400 m (Apr, 2020)
Users
Users
2 b (Jan, 2022)
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
500 m (Jan, 2021)

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 61.1m
Total funding raised
$ 7.9b
Total funding raised
$ 2.7b
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 26.8m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 1.7b
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Snap
HQ
Santa Monica, US
Employees
5,661↑ 47% increase

Snap is a company that provides technology and social media services.

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Twitter
HQ
San Francisco, US
Employees
7,500↑ 36% increase

Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.

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Viber
HQ
Luxembourg, LU

Viber is a company that develops a cross-platform calling and instant messaging app.

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Skype
HQ
Lëtzebuerg, LU

Skype Technologies is a technology company developing an application for instant messaging, real-time video and voice communications.

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