Facebook’s first billion mobile users (Like it or not)

Posted on March 26, 2014  /  2 Comments

Today more than a billion people use Facebook through mobile devices worldwide. And they spend 20% of time in mobile apps for Facebook services.

Speaking during a conference call to discuss the acquisition of augmented reality company Oculus VR, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, said: “We’ve made a lot of progress in mobile. As of last week, there are now more than one billion people actively using our mobile apps alone.”

Zuckerberg also revealed that photo sharing app Instagram, which Facebook bought for $1 billion two years ago, now has more than 200 million active users. It had just 20 million users when it was acquired.

Here is the full report.


  1. I think he’s claiming 1 billion using Facebook from mobiles. That suggests total would be higher?

  2. Clarified it.