Who would have thought that messaging apps like Facebook messenger would have become so popular…?
Whatsapp – 1 billion active users
Facebook Messenger – 900 million active users
Viber – 700 million active users.
Mark Zuckerberg forked out $19 billion dollars to buy WhatsApp so he could see the growth that was coming (he bought it when the had about 500 million users but it’s still doubled in size since then).
Facebook holds an annual conference every year called F8. This is where they typically announce lots of great new stuff. And they didn’t disappoint this year.
But let’s focus on Messenger. Where is it now and where is it going?
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.razorsocial.com