From another perspectivem Messenger’s users send over 22 million GIFs a day, and 17 billion photos to friends every month. “We know that every message is important because it helps us stay in touch with the people we care about most–whether they’re down the street or across the globe,” Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg appreciated. Now Facebook counts more than 1.65 billion monthly active users and Messenger is considered the second most popular iOS app. Messanger offers now more, including making phone calls to friends and Mark Zuckerberg made last year that the quality of calls would increase as more people used the service.
In March, the company released a basketball game within Messenger that has since been played more than a billion times. The latest added was a soccer game.A lot of bots are also supported on the platform.