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WhatsApp reveals huge news and it’s the most impressive to date

WhatsApp users sent over 75 billion messages on New Year's Eve 2017

New Year’s Eve 2017 saw  users send a mammoth 75 billion messages across the service.

That number eclipses any other day in its history with the previous record of 65 million on New Year’s Eve 2016 well and truly smashed.

WhatsApp says that of the 75 billion messages sent, 13 billion were photos and five billion included videos.

WhatsApp users could have boosted this number even further if an outage hadn’t .

The app was down for around an two hours at its busiest time leaving many unable to send or receive messages.

According to website outage monitor, Down Detector, the issues hit users across the globe with Europe the worst affected.

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