Truecaller App hits 200-million user milestone

Truecaller an app that helps users to identify unknown numbers and also retard spam calls, on Thursday announced it has reached a 200-million user milestone, doubling a user bottom in reduction than 10 months.

After crossing 100 million users globally back in December, Truecaller today announced that it has doubled its user base to 200 million. On the occasion the company is also introduced a new feature called number tagging.

Number tagging feature works with Truecaller as well as the Truedialler app. It lets users to tag a contact by adding more information to a particular contact. When tagging a contact, users would be able to add information like drinks, transport, nightlife, banking or finance thus making it easier to identify a bank or cab driver. This new feature is now being rolled out to Android users via an updated app.

Alan Mamedi, CEO and Co-Founder of Truecaller said,  “Truecaller is about putting trust into communications and adding more information about who you’re communicating with, and the Tagging feature will take this commitment one step further.”

He also said “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.”

According to a company, it now sees over 3 billion searches per month, display a 50 percent expansion from final quarter.