Today in New Delhi, India
Jun 26, 2019-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Facebook hits 2.38 billion users, 500 million on Stories

On a call with investors following the company’s first-quarter earnings report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that 500 million use Facebook Stories every day.

tech Updated: Apr 25, 2019 18:12 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
San Francisco
facebook,facebook earnings call,facebook q1 earnings call
Facebook had its first-quarter earnings report.(REUTERS)

Social media giant Facebook’s monthly active users (MAUs) grew 8% year-over-year MAUs to reach 2.38 billion at the end of first quarter of this year while the number of people using Facebook Stories hit 500 million every day.

The platform saw the same rate of growth in daily active users, Facebook said in its earnings statement late Wednesday.

“Daily active users (DAUs) - DAUs were 1.56 billion on average for March 2019, an increase of 8% year-over-year,” the statement added.

“In addition, we estimate that more than 2.1 billion people now use Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or Messenger (our “Family” of services) every day on average, and around 2.7 billion people use at least one of our Family of services each month,” Facebook added.

On a call with investors following the company’s first-quarter earnings report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that 500 million use Facebook Stories every day, The Verge reported.

Facebook Stories hit 300 million daily user milestone back in September, said the report.

First Published: Apr 25, 2019 18:12 IST