With just over 4 years as a standalone app for FB messenger, the usage had hits a billion monthly users.
While all these are certainly great news for Facebook. The great news for us as a VoIP community is 10% of those monthly users are VoIP calls.
More and more users and consumers are engaging in VoIP calls and it will certainly great a great environment for this technology to blossom.
You can find out more about the news at http://venturebeat.com/2016/07/20/facebook-messenger-hits-1-billion-monthly-active-users-now-powers-10-of-all-voip-calls/
Meanwhile do stop by and have a glance of our Voip Providers Guide.