Yonhap News AgencyJune 9, 2013 21:30
SEOUL, June 10 (Yonhap) -- Kakao Corp., the developer of the popular Kakao Talk mobile messenger service, said Monday the number of its messenger users has topped the 95 million mark.
Kakao Talk, launched in March 2010, is a free messenger application that runs on the Android and iOS operating systems. Kakao has seen its messenger service users surge as a growing number of smartphone users rushed to the free service.
Industry watchers expect the user base to top 100 million this month on the back of popularity in East Asian nations such as Indonesia and Vietnam.