The nation’s immensely popular mobile messenger KakaoTalk saw its user growth slow in the second quarter, the operator Kakao Corp.
said on Aug. 11.
Kakao said in a conference call that KakaoTalk’s monthly active users increased to 310,000 in the April-June period, the lowest growth since 2014.
Considering the number soared more than 1.1 million in the first quarter, the growth rate fell by almost one-third in the second quarter.
The entire user number at 41.5 million was still on a growth path for the sixth consecutive quarter.
The MAU serves as an indicator that shows the actual use of a mobile service by subscribers and its popularity.
By Kim Young-won (email@example.com