Facebook today announced a number of new milestones. It has now passed 1.59 billion monthly active users (MAU) and 1.04 billion daily users on average during December 2015 and the number of daily active mobile users (DAUs) during the period was 934 million.
This week Facebook has released results of Q4 of 2015. Here’s the breakdown from the release:
- Daily active users (DAUs) were 1.04 billion on average for December 2015, an increase of 17% year-over-year.
- Mobile DAUs were 934 million on average for December 2015, an increase of 25% year-over-year.
- Monthly active users (MAU) were 1.59 billion as of December 31, 2015, an increase of 16% year-over-year.
- Mobile MAUs were 1.44 billion as of December 31, 2015, an increase of 21% year-over-year.
The increase of the user base of the largest social media platform on the planet continued last year – which the company believes will grow this year too reaching two billion marks. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, and CEO in a statement says "2015 was a great year for Facebook. Our community continued to grow and our business is thriving,".
In 2011 it is marked that number has been slowly growing from 40%, in 2012 as 50 % & 60 %. And in 2013 it moved into the 70 % range and managed to keep growing. Between Q3 2013 and Q4 2013, the company was up 3.36 percent in total monthly users, 8.12 percent in monthly mobile users, and 3.98 percent in daily users.
Revenue of the company has grown significantly in compared to 2014 – 2015 financial year ended Facebook earning $17.92 billion a whopping increase of $5.4 from 2014.