WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion Users, Fulfilling Zuckerberg's PromiseBy
Service's next milestone, making money, is far in the future
Facebook not yet under pressure to monetize messaging app
When Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg agreed to pay a staggering $19 billion for WhatsApp Inc. in February 2014, his justification was simple: The messaging service was expected to reach 1 billion users and become essential for a sizable slice of the world population.
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