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Facebook Reaches 1.59 Billion Users, 400 Million Instagram Users

on January 28, 2016 | Facebook | Comments (0)

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Facebook has provided some fresh numbers on how the social network is growing.

  • Globally there are now 1.59 Billion users on Facebook each month.
  • 900 Million people use WhatsApp each month.
  • 800 Million people use Facebook Messenger each month.
  • 400 Million people use Instagram each month.

Further Key Facebook Stats:

  • 50 million small businesses use Facebook Pages.
  • Daily active users (DAUs) – DAUs were 1.04 billion on average for December 2015, an increase of 17% year-over-year.
  • Mobile DAUs – Mobile DAUs were 934 million on average for December 2015, an increase of 25% year-over-year.
  • Monthly active users (MAUs) – MAUs were 1.59 billion as of December 31, 2015, an increase of 14% year-over-year.
  • Mobile MAUs – Mobile MAUs were 1.44 billion as of December 31, 2015, an increase of 21% year-over-year.
  • Revenue – Revenue for the full year 2015 was $17.93 billion USD, an increase of 44% year-over-year.
  • Net income – Net income for the full year 2015 was $3.69 billion.

I’m sure we will see further growth from Facebook for a long time to come.


David Cowling : Editor and Founder of SocialMediaNews.com.au. I also run a Social Media Agency where I do consulting work and another blog dedicated to Instagram news. Connect with me: Twitter | LinkedIn | Google + or contact me here. Alternatively, you can send me an email at david@socialmedianews.com.au

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