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iMessage is Apple’s messaging service that was introduced as a new feature in iOS 5 to iOS devices. It also expanded to the Mac officially in OS X Mountain Lion,...
01-23-2013, 09:29 PM #1
Apple: 2 Billion iMessages Are Sent Every Day
iMessage is Apple’s messaging service that was introduced as a new feature in iOS 5 to iOS devices. It also expanded to the Mac officially in OS X Mountain Lion, however users had access to a beta version of Messages for Mac while using Mac OS X Lion for a short while.
As a part of Apple's earnings conference on Wednesday, it was revealed that over two billion iMessages are sent every day from Apple's devices. This includes iPhones, iPod touches, iPads, and even Mac computers running the latest OS X Mountain Lion operating system with the built-in Messages application.
iMessage took off in popularity because of its iCloud syncing feature and lack of SMS costs for using it. iMessage has a few other advantages too: there’s not a character limit, you can see when the other person is typing, you can send read receipts, and you can send or receive from multiple different e-mails.
I send a number of iMessages each day myself; a happy contributor to the two billion figure. Do you send many iMessages throughout the day?
Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 01-23-2013 at 09:38 PM.
01-23-2013, 10:21 PM #2
So Apple only counts MY iMessages?
01-23-2013, 10:36 PM #3
iMessages was a great idea, I hope texting eventually gets ruled out its ridiculous what carriers get away with and texting could easily be replaced by a universal online service
01-23-2013, 10:38 PM #4
01-23-2013, 10:59 PM #5
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this is one feature i love the most it allow me to text all my friends in Japan for free between this and FaceTime its the best this is one reason i wont be dropping my iPhone anytime soon
01-23-2013, 11:12 PM #6
I still prefer whatsapp messenger, since you can text android, windows, nokia, blackberry.....
01-23-2013, 11:31 PM #7
That so nice to hear , but I am using solavie with my I phone which is most convenient and affordable, I have many phones of different but you will find only a few with other company brands.
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01-24-2013, 11:51 AM #12
iMessage is apple's most successful marketing strategy so far.
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01-24-2013, 02:47 PM #14
2 Billion a day but NOT a single one from my iPod 4G !! way to go apple.
01-24-2013, 03:38 PM #15
I send at least 200-300 iMessages a day lol
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01-26-2013, 09:03 AM #16
I don't even get to use iMessage because I don't know any I device users