Most popular mobile messaging apps in the United States as of July 2018, by monthly active users (in millions)

Leading mobile messengers in the U.S. 2018, by users This statistic gives information on active reach of the most popular mobile messenger apps in the United States, sorted by monthly active users. As of July 2018, Facebook Messenger was ranked first with 110.95 million unique U.S. users. Snapchat was ranked second with a 52.09 million user strong audience.
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Number of monthly unique users in millions
Facebook Messenger110.95
Snapchat52.09
WhatsApp20.94
Google Hangouts 15.28
Messenger by Google12.86
GroupMe10.82
Discord9.67
Kik8.35
Skype 7.89
LINE3.33
Telegram2.61
WeChat2.47
Viber 2.12
Number of monthly unique users in millions
Facebook Messenger110.95
Snapchat52.09
WhatsApp20.94
Google Hangouts 15.28
Messenger by Google12.86
GroupMe10.82
Discord9.67
Kik8.35
Skype 7.89
LINE3.33
Telegram2.61
WeChat2.47
Viber 2.12
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This statistic gives information on active reach of the most popular mobile messenger apps in the United States, sorted by monthly active users. As of July 2018, Facebook Messenger was ranked first with 110.95 million unique U.S. users. Snapchat was ranked second with a 52.09 million user strong audience.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
July 2018
Age group
18 years and older
Supplementary notes
Data was gathered from 20,000 U.S. panelists that use and own multiple devices.

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