Facebook Messenger Now Has More Than 1.2 Billion Monthly Active Users

The app topped 1 billion monthly active users in July 2016

Facebook Messenger keeps adding users along with new features as vice president of messaging products David Marcus announced that the application now has more than 1.2 billion monthly active users.

Other Messenger MAU milestones include:

Marcus wrote in a Facebook post (embedded below):

We now have over 1.2 billion people actively using Messenger every month. And I keep on hearing powerful stories about how our product is becoming a more important part of your daily lives. So from all of us here at Messenger, a heartfelt thank you to all of you for giving us a chance to build something good and more meaningful for you.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.