Today, Facebook’s messaging platform reached a very impressive milestone.
The social network announced that Facebook Messenger is now being used by 1 billion people worldwide every month.
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Here’s a ‘thank you’ note from the team behind the service:
“We’re grateful for all the people who are sending billions of messages every day and we hope to send 1 billion thank yous in the form of a new floating balloon gift that everyone can use to celebrate. Just a send a balloon emoji to your friends to add a touch of wimsy and delight to any conversation.”
What are people doing with Facebook Messenger? Everything from sending messages and payments to playing games and chatting with bots.
Facebook says its Messenger team is committed to improving experiences and making communication easier for everyone.