Facebook Messenger has 1.2 billion users

Facebook Messenger hits 1.2 billion monthly users according to post from Facebook head of Messenger David Marcus. Messenger has evolved a lot as a standalone app since it is spin out as a separate app.

We now have over 1.2 billion people actively using Messenger every month. And I keep on hearing powerful stories about how our product is becoming a more important part of your daily lives. So from all of us here at Messenger, a heartfelt thank you to all of you for giving us a chance to build something good and more meaningful for you.
– via David Marcus Facebook post

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Here’s the list of Facebook’s top four standalone apps

Facebook
Instagram
Messenger
WhatsApp