Facebook messenger breaks instant messaging record



A publication from the Facebook team states that Facebooks instant messaging app has just reached a 800 million active user milestone. This record was gotten from the number of active users in 2015 uptil date.

According to the Head of Facebook messenger product Stan Chudnovsky;

” We are growing very, very fast, and it’s all shaping up into thinking about what we can make this year        better than last year”.

Stan, further stated that in 2016 new video and voice call features will be added to the app. This new feature will permit users to make video and voice calls without requiring the phone number of the proposed call recipient or being Facebook friends.

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“All you need is just a name as Messenger provides that capability to find anybody by name or the name of a business,” he said.

Its no surprise that Facebook’s instant messaging app is becoming a big hit as its parent site. The instant messaging application came on board in 2008. Since then, various modifications has been made to the app, with aim of improving its user interface and appeal, which is Obviously paying off. With the upcoming modifications it is bound to break more, unless it is rivaled by another equally great application.

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Ifeanyi Joseph

Ifeanyi Okondu is a creative writer, Java programmer, and football fan with a profound interest in technology. He spends most of his time reading, discussing, and writing about technology and how man’s brainchild is shaping the world. When he is not crafting engaging content, you may find him either watching YouTube videos, a football match, reading or exercising. You can connect with him on Facebook @


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