Facebook now has 4 products with a billion users monthly

Facebook now has a whopping 4 products that more than 1 billion people use every month

Facebook-A £120.61
Facebook-A +/--1.31 %-1.10

Disclaimer

One billion people now use Facebook’s chat app Messenger every month, the company announced on Wednesday.

That makes Messenger the fourth Facebook product to enter the elite “1,000,000,000 club,” along with the company’s other chat app, WhatsApp; Groups; and the main social network, which actually gets more than 1 billion users every day.

Over the past several years, Messenger has evolved from a simple chat app to a full-fledged platform that lets people send one another money, make phone calls, request an Uber ride, or order flowers.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said the business potential of a product doesn’t become “interesting” until the product gains 1 billion users. Now that Messenger has done that, we can expect Wall Street to grill execs about it even more than usual when the company has its second-quarter earnings call on July 27.

From Facebook’s announcement, here are some other stats about Messenger:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: