LINE, which is popular in Taiwan and Japan, has 220 million monthly active users (80 percent of Taiwan uses LINE).
And Viber, popular in Europe and also used by people in the Philippines, had over 249 million active users.
People like being connected, so they like using We Chat.”In some cases, there’s a different need for different apps across cultures.
LINE and We Chat became popular in Japan and China, respectively, mainly because that’s where those apps were launched.
Messaging apps have amassed popularity around the world for different technical, legal, and cultural or langague reasons.