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OPPORTUNITIES IN 2015
MARKET SHARE
TIME SPENT ON MESSAGING
The Phenomenal Rise
of Messaging Apps
Marketers can no longer i...
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The-Rise-Of-Messaging-Apps

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The phenomenal rise of messaging apps. Marketers can no longer ignore consumers' preferred mobile communication channel - the messaging apps! With an exponential rise in users engaged on messaging apps, the era of mobile connectedness is here to stay.

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  1. 1. OPPORTUNITIES IN 2015 MARKET SHARE TIME SPENT ON MESSAGING The Phenomenal Rise of Messaging Apps Marketers can no longer ignore consumers’ preferred mobile communication channel – the messaging apps! With an exponential rise in users engaged on messaging apps, the era of mobile connectedness is here to stay. TOP MESSAGING APPS Sources: comScore Mobile Metrix MobiLens Audience Profile, Dec 2013 (3 MO. AVG.) Research Report Consumer smartphone usage 2014: OTT communication services April 2014 Stephen Sale and Martin Scott Mobile Messaging Apps 2014: Digital Intimacy Attracts Users, Challenges Marketers – emarketer.com Global Web Index Trends Q3 2014 Summary - Mobile Messaging http://www.slideshare.net/FlurryMobile/source14-the-age-of http://www.bgr.in/news/whatsapp-crosses-60-million-monthly-active-users-in-india-now-adding-3-million-active-users-a-month/ http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230335 http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Whats-Up-with-US-Not-WhatsAppYet/1010892#sthash.zBpvC4Xq.dpuf http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/ http://www.analysysmason.com/Research/Content/Reports/consumer-smartphone-usage-OTT-Apr2014-RDMV0/ http://www.businessinsider.in/Messaging-Apps-Will-Be-Bigger-Than-Social-Networks-In-2015/articleshow/45711540.cms http://mashable.com/2014/08/26/snapchat-10-billion-valuation/ http://www.statista.com/statistics/260819/number-of-monthly-active-whatsapp-users/ Learn more: www.xploree.com | info@xploree.com 316% In2013messagingapp usagegrewawhopping USERS WORLDWIDE Of Brazil’s population uses messaging apps 90% 75% Of Russia’s population prefer messaging apps a   50% Of Britain’s population utilize messaging apps Snapchat Line WeChat WhatsApp 100M 300M 400M 700M Messaging app users have grown in the millions across the globe. 600 million adults aged 16-64 were using mobile instant messaging tools by early 2014. 29% Of adults 18-24 use a messaging service almost every day. 79% Of cell phone owners in the US say they use text messaging on their mobiles. 600 million adults aged 16-64 were using mobile instant messaging tools by early 2014. 18.3 mins a day Line 56% Skype 21% WhatsApp 17% KakaoTalk 2% Viber 1.4% WeChat 1.0% Tango 0.7% Source: App Revenue Share of Select Android and iOS Mobile Messaging Apps Worldwide, 2014 Line 69% KakaoTalk 20% WhatsApp 10% Tango 10% Viber 0.6% Kik Messenger 0.1% WeChat 0.1% “Messaging apps will be bigger than social networks in 2015” –Dave Smith, Business Insider Leading messaging app WhatsApp Messenger has a very high daily average usage (18.3 minutes), higher than Facebook’s industry benchmark. Top messaging apps market share in India* WhatsApp – 52% Facebook Messenger – 42% WeChat – 26 % 46% 40% of global Internet users are now using mobile messaging apps, while 46% are in the APAC region. 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 4Q11 4Q12 4Q13 4Q14 Big 4 Social Apps Big 4 Messaging Apps Graph Source: BI Business Intelligence MillionsofUsers

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