Facebook officialBlogHas just released its chat software Messenger Facebook (FM) the latest user data, said the number of monthly active users (MAU) has exceeded 800 million mark. With the same size as the size of the Instagram, WhatsApp and other applications, the social networking giant continues to dominate the global Internet users online life.
We can learn from a group of digital Messenger Facebook development speed: November 2014, its MAU was 500 million; March 2015, MAU reached 600 million; the same year in June, MAU increased to 700 million. By the end of 2015 the number had become 800 million. Despite the slowdown in growth, but it can be seen that Messenger will be Facebook from the mother station stripping practice has been received in return.
Over the past 1 years, the Messenger product itself has changed a lot. First to separate messenger brand log on the web, and also launched a video call, call ID /Messenger, (non friend) message request function intended to replace the traditional call and provides payment function, and the gradual integration of third-party applications, want to FM to create as micro channel that platform. Facebook is responsible for the product's vice president, Marcus David, said in a blog post,
From Facebook announced the 2016 FM development plan can also be seen in its ambition to great: the eradication of telephone, let chat as application center (like slack, the messenger into personalized social space and improve the artificial intelligent assistant etc., show that Facebook is gradually the product focus to the news platform tilt.
In addition to the FM, Facebook's parent station monthly active users also has more than 15 million, acquisition of photo sharing app instagram monthly active users has exceeded 4 million, acquisition of another communication apps WhatsApp last September when Mau is has exceeded 9 billion. With so many users of Facebook has become a superpower no territory.