Top Social Media Networks: April 2016

James Betterson WAM Strategies

Top Social Media Networks w/ the most active users

This statista report shows the most popular social media networks worldwide as of April 2016, ranked by number of active accounts.

Market leader, Facebook, was the first social network to surpass 1 billion registered accounts and currently sits at 1.59 billion monthly active users.


Facebook                             1.59 Billion
WhatsApp                                 1 Billion
Facebook Messenger          900 Million
QQ                                       853 Million
WeChat                                697 Million
QZone                                  640 Million
Tumblr                                  555 Million
Instagram                             400 Million
Twitter                                  320 Million
Baidu Tieba                          300 Million
Skype                                  300 Million
Viber                                    249 Million
Sina Weibo                          222 Million
LINE                                    215 Million
Snapchat                             200 Million
yy                                        122 Million
VKontakte                           100 Million
Pinterest                             100 Million
BBM                                    100 Million
LinkedIn*                             100 Million
Telegram                             100 Million

Other Interesting Facts:

  1. 8th-ranked photo-sharing app Instagram had over 400 million monthly active accounts.
  2. Blogging service Tumblr had more than 555 million active blog users on their site.
  3. Pinterest was the fastest independently launched site to reach 10 million unique monthly visitors

Article Originally Published by Statista