Leading mobile messaging apps used by smartphone and tablet users in the United States as of October 2014, by age

Leading mobile messenger apps in the U.S. 2014, by age This statistic presents the leading mobile messaging apps used by smartphone and tablet users in the United States as of October 2014, sorted by age group. During the survey period, it was found that Facebook Messenger was one of the most popular chat apps for 64 percent of 13 to 18 year old U.S. mobile users.
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13-1819-2223-2930-4041-54
Facebook Messenger64%60%64%65%66%
Snapchat51%42%28%18%16%
Skype49%52%42%39%34%
Kik Messenger27%25%13%8%3%
Yahoo Messenger20%18%24%29%32%
13-1819-2223-2930-4041-54
Facebook Messenger64%60%64%65%66%
Snapchat51%42%28%18%16%
Skype49%52%42%39%34%
Kik Messenger27%25%13%8%3%
Yahoo Messenger20%18%24%29%32%
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This statistic presents the leading mobile messaging apps used by smartphone and tablet users in the United States as of October 2014, sorted by age group. During the survey period, it was found that Facebook Messenger was one of the most popular chat apps for 64 percent of 13 to 18 year old U.S. mobile users.
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Release date
April 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 2014
Age group
13 to 54 years
Special properties
Smartphone and tablet users
Supplementary notes
The source does not provide information regarding the number of respondents.
Respondents listed their top 5 most used apps; also mentioned were Google Talk, ICQ, KakaoTalk, LINE, MessageMe, myChat, Tango, Telegram, Text Me!, Viber, WeChat, WhatsApp, etc.
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