Global reach of selected mobile messengers 2015

This statistic gives information on active reach of the most popular mobile messenger apps. As of the fourth quarter of 2015, Facebook Messenger was ranked first with a 36 percent active usership of global online audiences. WhatsApp is ranked second with a 34 percent global active usage rate.

Active usage reach of selected mobile messaging apps worldwide as of 4th quarter 2015

Share of internet users
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Release date

January 2016



Survey time period

4th quarter 2015

Age group

16 to 64 years

Special properties

Internet users excluding China

Supplementary notes

Which of the following mobile/tablet applications have you used in the past month? (on any device)

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Statistics on "Mobile messenger apps"

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