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Truecaller reaches 200 million user milestone



Truecaller reaches 200 million user milestone

Shola Adefuwa


The Co-Founder of Truecaller, Mr. Alan Mamedi has announed today that their global community has reached 200 million user milestone, doubling its user base in less than 10 months. With this milestone comes a new feature bringing richer information to the screens of Truecaller users around the world, number tagging.

According to Mamedi, “Over time, we envision using this information to improve our users ability to identify who is contacting them, why they are contacting them, what they are contacting them about, and be able to make an informed decision as to whether to take the call, or not.”

He further said, with the strong recent growth, users are relying more and more on Truecaller on a daily basis.

Truecaller now sees over 3 billion searches per month, showing a 50% growth from last quarter. With over 200 million spam numbers in their database, the Truecaller products are making communication safer, smarter, relevant and more social.

Launching today on Android, the company’s free phonebook app truecaller and dial pad replacement app, truedialer will now come equipped with a new option that will let users to tag a contact based on a broad range of categories such as Transportation, Banking/Finance, or Drinks and Nightlife, making it even easier to identify your cab driver or your bank, Mamedi said.

Since day one, when Truecaller came to life on an online forum, and experienced the first 10 thousand downloads, the company has been dedicated to working together with their global community towards a vision of smarter and trustworthy communication.

He said that the latest feature launch represents a significant step in Truecaller’s commitment to enhance their technology, and use data in a smarter way, by curating information into their database, and helping it to become truly intelligent, and able to learn organically.

“Truecaller is about putting trust into communications and adding more information about who you’re communicating with. The new Tagging feature will take this commitment one step further”, he stated.

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