Facebook Messenger Surpasses 1 Billion Android Downloads

Facebook vice president of messaging David Marcus announced a significant milestone for the social network’s Messenger application for Android: 1 billion downloads.

Facebook vice president of messaging David Marcus announced a significant milestone for the social network’s Messenger application for Android: 1 billion downloads.

Marcus shared the image to the right from the Google Play store, with Messenger boasting the 1 billion downloads badge, and he wrote in a Facebook post:

Happy to make it to the very exclusive Android 1 billion+ downloads club.

The Messenger team has been busy of late, with new features including:

Android users: Are you one of the 1 billion-plus who have installed Messenger on your devices?