Some argue Apple might loose when they try to compete with other popular chat apps like Whatsapp, Telegram and WeChat. But Apple still released their messages app in 2011 called the iMessage. Now, iMessage can be used on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and all Mac product lineup. Eddy Cue said Apple users on average send up to 200,000 iMessages per second. Due to its popularity, it brings a problem to Apple since the authority wants a back door for their products.
The scale for this is truly amazing because of the usage, I mean [people] rely on these [services] for their lives,” Eddy Cue told Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber in an interview. “We peak out at 200,000 messages a second that are sent on messages, for example.