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Is MXit free?

Is MXit free?

MXit is a FREE mobile instant messenger and social network for your phone & computer. Chat to millions of MXit users anywhere in the world for FREE.

Who invented MXit?

Herman Heunis is the man who created MXit, which was at one point Africa’s most subscribed to social media platform. Born in Namibia, Heunis grew up in a rural community where his parents ran a sheep farm, but Heunis was drawn to technology as a young man.

How did Mxit make money?

So how does Mxit make money? Its primary revenue isn’t generated through advertising, which is unusual compared to other social networks. Instead it makes most of its money by selling content to its users. The site acts as a marketplace for hundreds of millions of micro-payments using its digital currency, Moola.

What is BBM app?

BBM, formerly known by its full name BlackBerry Messenger, was a proprietary mobile instant messenger and videotelephony application included on BlackBerry devices that allows messaging and voice calls between BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile users.

Why was Mxit banned?

The shutting down of Mxit was announced on October 23, 2015 in a public statement by the company after user numbers dropped dramatically over the last 2–3 years. In September 2016, active users of Mxit were notified that the service would be closed on September 30.

What year did Mxit start?

Mxit/Initial release dates

Is there an app for Mxit for Android?

The description of Mxit App Mxit is a FREE mobile social network. Get the latest version for your Android phone and enjoy the richest chat and networking experience possible. Improved battery and data usage, along with innovative new features such as Chat Cards and Newsfeed make chat more fun, exciting and meaningful.

When was the first version of Mxit released?

Launched in 2005, Mxit was incredibly data-light and gave a generation of millennials the opportunity to engage with one another in an innovative and cost-effective way.

Which is the first country outside South Africa to use Mxit?

Kenya became the first country outside South Africa where Mxit was launched and as such Kenyans had access to the full range of features. In 2013, a study by World Wide Worx showed that Mxit had 7.4 million monthly active subscribers in July 2013. Over six million of that number were South Africans.