Facebook Messenger beyond the 800 million user




Company said Facebook said Thursday that the application Instant Messaging hers, “Facebook Messenger”, surpassed the 800 million users, making it the fastest growing application in 2015, according to research company “Nielsen” Nielsen.

And this number is superior application “Facebook Messenger”, which was launched by the company as a standalone application in 2014, in terms of the number of users on the counterparts of applications Instant other Messaging, such as Snape Chat and Viper, but it continues to lag behind the application of Watts in August owned also for Facebook, which It owns more than 900 million users.

The application of Watts in August and one of the first applications that allow users to send and receive text messages via smart phones for free, bypassing the network fee. Can, as well as to users of the application “Facebook Messenger” exchange of letters, as well as the possibility of a voice and video calls for free.

The head of the application “Facebook Messenger”, David Marcus said on Wednesday “of the things that we have to work on it during the current year is the perception and mindset that Messenger is the only solution to talk with your friends on Facebook.”

Facebook plans to make money from ads that will be published on the application of Instant, but did not specify the time of it. At present, the company earns, which has the largest social network in the world with more than 1.55 billion monthly active users, from the sale of ads that appear to users on the network.

The Facebook have worked through recently to promote the advantages offered by the application “Facebook Messenger” which, as she said the possibility of subscription application without the need to own an account on the social network, then they provided to users of the application the possibility of conducting financial transactions, and video calls, and communicate directly with the companies .

The Facebook has also begun testing digital assistant, it carries the name of M, works through the application of Instant, and can make restaurant reservations and airline bookings, and other functions.


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