Facebook Messenger is now used by 1 billion people each month, following a torrid period of growth that saw it add 100 million active users every few months since the start of the year. The app claimed 800 million active users in January and 900 million in April. Now, it’s reached a cool billion.
The milestone announcement was a good time to check in with Messenger head David Marcus, who answered a few questions about the standalone app.
Which is growing faster: Messenger or Facebook?
Do Messenger bots count as Messenger users?
Is Facebook considering a Messenger bot directory?
What happened to Facebook’s “M” AI assistant?