Mobile messenger apps

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Statista dossier about mobile messenger apps

This dossier gives information on mobile messenger apps. The paper provides metrics on the most popular messenging services such as Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as well as user penetration and user engagement. Rising Asian players such as LINE or KakaoTalk are using their free messenger apps as a platform for paid content such as mobile games.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Global number of mobile messaging users 2016-2021

    • Global mobile messaging user growth 2016-2021

    • U.S. mobile communication channel preference 2017

    • U.S. mobile communication channel preference 2017, by age group

    • U.S. mobile communication channel preference 2017, by gender

    • Mobile users worldwide who use messaging apps monthly 2016, by OS

    • Annual global mobile messaging app growth 2014-2016

    • U.S. Messenger app session length 2016, by connection type

    • U.S. messenger app data usage 2016, by connection type

    • Time for social networks to reach 100 million MAU 2015

  • 2. Leading messaging apps
    • Most popular global mobile messenger apps 2018

    • Most popular social media apps in the U.S. 2017, by engagement

    • Most popular mobile messenger in the U.S. 2017

    • Recent communication app usage in the U.S. 2017

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

    • Leading mobile messengers in the U.S. 2018, by reach

    • Leading mobile messengers in the U.S. 2018, by monthly sessions

    • Leading mobile messengers in the U.S. 2018, by monthly usage

    • Number of active WeChat messenger accounts 2010-2018

    • WeChat reach in China 2015, by age group

    • Viber: number of registered user IDs 2011-2018

    • Kik Messenger: number of registered users 2012-2016

    • Hike: number of registered users 2014-2016

    • Top mobile apps among global mobile messenger users 2016

  • 3. Facebook Messenger
    • Facebook Messenger: number of monthly active users 2014-2017

    • U.S. number of Facebook Messenger users 2014-2020

    • Active global Facebook Messenger usage frequency 2016

    • Leading Facebook Messenger actions worldwide 2015

    • Facebook Messenger usage in the U.S. 2017, by gender

  • 4. WhatsApp
    • Number of monthly active WhatsApp users as of 2013-2017

    • U.S. number of WhatsApp users 2015-2021

    • Active global WhatsApp usage frequency 2016

    • WhatsApp: popularity in emerging markets 2017

    • WhatsApp: daily multimedia message volume 2014-2016

    • Daily active users of WhatsApp Status 2018

    • WhatsApp usage in the U.S. 2017, by gender

  • 5. Snapchat
    • Daily active users of Snapchat 2014-2018

    • Daily active users of Snapchat 2014-2018, by region

    • U.S. number of Snapchat users 2015-2021

    • Snap worldwide quarterly revenue 2015-2018

    • Snap worldwide annual revenue 2015-2017

    • Snapchat: global advertising revenue 2015-2019

    • Daily mobile video viewing volume on Snapchat 2015-2016

    • Leading Snapchat brand post types 2016

    • U.S. Snapchat user reach 2014-2020, by age group

    • Snapchat usage in the U.S. 2017, by gender

  • 6. LINE and Kakaotalk
    • Most popular Asia-based mobile messenger apps 2016

    • LINE: number of monthly active users 2014-2016

    • LINE: number of monthly active users in Japan 2013-2018

    • LINE Corporation: consolidated annual revenue FY 2012-2017

    • LINE Corporation: quarterly revenue 2015-2017, by segment

    • LINE Corporation: segment revenue 2015-2017

    • Kakaotalk: number of monthly active users worldwide 2013-2018

    • South Korea number of KakaoTalk users 2016-2021

    • South Korea Kakao's revenue segment 2014-2018, by segment

    • South Korea Kakao's net income 2014-2018

    • South Korea Daum Kakao quarterly gaming sales Q1 2014-Q1 2018

  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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