In another milestone, Facebook Messenger has reached 1 Billion Active users. Facebook is already working hard to make Facebook Messenger more useful and secure for users.
About couple of years ago they they detached Messenger from Facebook for the sake of Active Users and the result is here. Facebook stated that:
We’re grateful for all the people who are sending billions of messages every day and we hope to send 1 billion thank yous in the form of a new floating balloon gift that everyone can use to celebrate. Just send a balloon emoji to your friends to add a touch of whimsy and delight to any conversation.
Few days months ago they announced 900 Million Active Users. Facebook offers many enhancements like sticker, video shots and much more in comparison with Whatsapp.