Facebook Messenger has beccome so popular worldwide that now it is being used by more than one billion people across the world. It is the second most popular iOS app of all time, behind Facebook. The other significant feature of success of this app is that more than one billion messages are sent between people and businesses each month and this number has more than doubled in the past year.
Facebook Messenger is used in all walks of life – be it for personal or business uses. It is used for various reasons such as sharing your stories, sending payments, joking with loved ones and playing games etc. to name a few usage.
You may be startled to know about other facts and figures of Facebook Messenger. For instance, more than 17 billion photos are sent through Messenger every month. On average, more than 22 million GIFs are sent every day via Messenger which means 254 GIF’s per second. There are more than 250 sticker packs available in Messenger with more than 4,000 stickers. More than 380 million stickers are sent every day. This app has been downloaded more than 1 billion times on Android.
To celebrate achieving one billion mark, Facebook has introdued a special celebratory balloon emoji on Messenger that you can send to your friends and family to add fun to your conversation.
Commenting on this achievement, David Marcus, VP, Messenger said, “As part of this journey to one billion, we focused on creating the best possible experiences in modern day communications. We remain focused on helping connect people to the people and businesses who matter most. Thank you to everyone who uses Messenger around the world, and we’re looking forward to connecting the next billion.”