By the Numbers: 16 Amazing Facebook Messenger Statistics

Ever since Facebook spun off the messaging function of their mobile app, they have been racking up some pretty impressive usage numbers. Facebook Messenger has been growing exponentially over the past year or so and has quickly become more than an app and pretty much a full mobile platform.

While I have been keeping Facebook Messenger statistics in my Facebook mobile statistics post since its launch, after hearing that Facebook will no longer require a Facebook account in order to use Messenger, it seemed like a good time to break out the stats and focus this new post on Messenger.

Here are the more interesting Facebook Messenger stats that I was able to dig up so far

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Managing Social Media From Beyond The Grave….

The majority of us will take measures to ensure the safeguarding of our assets following our death. Most of us will write Wills or set up Trusts, to ensure that our property and possessions are passed onto our loved ones- but have you ever thought about what will happen to your online data?

A recent poll, carried out in January of this year, found that most adults have concerns regarding their online data. 71% (of 1,012 adults surveyed) stated that they wanted their online communications to remain private unless they gave prior consent. However, 43% stated that they wanted their private accounts to be deleted following their death, unless they had given prior consent for someone else to access them.

Facebook has HOW Many Daily Users Now?!? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

Facebook released their quarterly earnings report earlier today and all of my Facebook stats posts have been updated. Lots of good stuff about mobile, monthly and daily users along with revenue stuff. I also worked in a number of other stats I have had sitting in my logjam over the past few weeks.

As always, this slideshow is only a sample of what I have for new Facebook stats. Be sure to visit all of my Facebook posts, listed at the bottom of this post, for hundreds more.

How Many Facebook Friends Does the Average User Have? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

The holiday season and year-end always provide us social media stat geeks with some interesting Facebook facts and figures. Recently, I spent a little quality time with my various Facebook stat posts and added/updated a bunch of new stuff.

Below are a few of the new and updated Facebook stats from this round. For hundreds more, please check out each of the posts linked at the bottom of this post.

5 Digital Marketing Tips to Keep an Eye on in 2015

New Year is just around the corner, and as people are making their resolutions lists, most marketers are thinking about the next big thing that is going to help them in 2015. So, what is the best social network to focus on during the next 12 months? While there is no clear answer, it is obvious that our area of work is extremely volatile, and what is good today might not be so successful tomorrow, but you know what they say “Luck favors the prepared mind” so it is best to stay informed about all the latest trends and news when it comes to online marketing.

We have prepared a few simple tips that each marketing manager should consider before totally relaxing and embracing the holiday cheer.

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How Social Media is Revolutionising the Food Industry

Last month, Waitrose boss Mark Price concluded that social media has led to dramatic changes in the way we now perceive food, which in turn has sparked a dilemma for food industry giants.

The report has found that Britons have recently developed more cosmopolitan taste buds, born out of the sharing of food images online. As social media provides a way for the globe to share images and ideas, it’s no wonder we are now taking food inspiration from people all over the world.

According to the report…

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How Many People Now Use Facebook on a Mobile Device? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

For digital stat geeks, Facebook’s quarterly earnings report and ensuing conference call are always something to look forward to and last week’s reports certainly did not disappoint. I spent a little quality time with my various Facebook stat posts over the weekend and got added/updated everything from the reports, along with other stats that I have put aside recently. The result is a bunch of new and updated stats on each of the posts.

Below are a few of the new and updated Facebook stats from this round. For hundreds more, please check out each of the posts linked at the bottom of this post.

Is a Facebook Phone in the Works?

Business Insider recently posted an article that went into detail about how a Facebook phone may be created with the help of Samsung. The story said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg met with the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Jay-yong. While reports like these do not necessarily confirm that Samsung will help Facebook create a phone of its own, the reports in question certainly do not make this story any less legitimate. If anything, this particular story might indicate positive news for not only Facebook but a strong portion of its user base as well.

How Much Time Do Users Spend on Facebook Each Day? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

As always, there has been no shortage of new and updated Facebook stats being released lately. Even though we are in between their official quarterly financial updates, the Facebook studies and reports are still being released at a furious pace. Recently, I spent a little time updating and adding to my ever-growing lineup of Facebook stat posts.

Below are a few of the more interesting Facebook stats from this round.