Audience messenger Viber in Russia exceeded 60 million users, told RNS the head of the Russian office of the company Evgeny Roshchupkin. The service now ranks second in the country in our mobile audience, behind only “Vkontakte”.
“We surpassed 60 million registered users in Russia recently,” — said the representative of Viber. – We are already ahead of the mobile audience all the key social network, besides “Vkontakte”, he said. — We Instagram, we Facebook in Russia, also in the bottom left of Skype”.
The developers noted that in Russia 60% of the audience Viber – under 35 years of age, 55% women, 45% men. The number of registered users of Viber worldwide more than 650 million people.
“Now about 650 million people using the app Viber, but the real potential is much higher. The planet is home to more than 7.3 billion people, so we have room to grow, also need to constantly improve the quality and security of calls,” said Viber.
In the nearest plans of the company include the development of the public chat rooms who are now working in beta. Partners this year will have the opportunity to communicate with their subscribers, and the ability to create public chat will be available to all users.
In October of last year, Viber has moved servers with personal data of Russian users in Russia. The decision was part of an updated version of the law “On personal data”, which entered into force on 1 September 2015.