Leading mobile messengers in the U.S. 2018, by users

Most popular mobile messaging apps in the United States as of October 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 October 2018, Facebook Messenger was ranked first with 10.4.9 million unique U.S. users. Snapchat was ranked second with a 48.08 million user strong audience.
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Most popular mobile messaging apps in the United States as of October 2018, by monthly active users (in millions)

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Number of monthly unique users in millions
Facebook Messenger104.9
Snapchat48.08
WhatsApp22.25
Google Hangouts 14.8
Messenger by Google13.32
GroupMe11.69
Discord10.78
Skype 8.27
Kik7.89
LINE3.7
Telegram2.58
WeChat2.19
Viber 1.52
Number of monthly unique users in millions
Facebook Messenger104.9
Snapchat48.08
WhatsApp22.25
Google Hangouts 14.8
Messenger by Google13.32
GroupMe11.69
Discord10.78
Skype 8.27
Kik7.89
LINE3.7
Telegram2.58
WeChat2.19
Viber 1.52
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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 October 2018, Facebook Messenger was ranked first with 10.4.9 million unique U.S. users. Snapchat was ranked second with a 48.08 million user strong audience.
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Release date
February 2019
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 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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