Facebook’s Messenger reaches 1 billion monthly users milestone

Facebook has come up to announce that it’s Messenger’s app has reached the 1 billion monthly users milestone.

This shouldn’t come as a surprise as over a billion users use Facebook monthly, and most users are forced to having the messenger app on their smartphone or tablets before being able to communicate effectively with the chat feature.

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Facebook’s third party app, whatsapp, a few months back, crossed the 1 billion monthly users milestone. So, Messenger reaching same milestone wasn’t really much of a surprise.

I mean, the messenger app, over the years, have been equipped with a whole lot of features. From being able to engage in calls to being able to engage in video calls. More so, users are able to play games, send GIFs and a host of others using the app.

The app also resurrected the SMS feature a few weeks back on android platform thus giving users the option of using the messenger app as the SMS default app.


In thanking users, Facebook shared a video thereby giving details of how active users are on the platform. You can check out the video via FB’s newsroom.

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