WhatsApp, the popular messenger app is now more popular than normal SMS texting.

The app has now overtaken traditional texting by 50% when comparing the amount of messages sent each day. Also WhatsApp now has a staggering 700 million active monthly users, which has seen a massive increase from the 50 million in April last year.

Ofcom has revealed that the forgotten SMS has seen a decline in the amount of message sent in 2013, a 8.7% drop last year. 20 billion SMS texts are sent a day, WhatsApp blows it out of the water with around 30 billion messages sent a day.