iMessage, Apple's messaging service that is installed from factory in every Apple devices has some awesome numbers to show. Let's look at them!
The number of iMessage users around the world was estimated to be 1.3 billion in 2022.
With Apple being such a popular company making devices loved by everyone all over the world, iMessage has always been popular and had many users.
In 2021, iMessage reached the 1 billion user milestone.
Source: Android Authority
iMessage users account for approximately 16.25% of the global population, as of 2022. That makes 8 billion people on iMessage.
In 2012, 'only' 2.83% of the world's population was using iMessage.
Source: United Nations
iMessage has approximately 1 billion monthly active users.
This means that with each new month, there are 1 billion users who open the simply open the app - whether they're sending messages or not.
In 2022, it was encouraging to see how many users in the US, the UK, Germany, and other countries were aware of the iMessage app.
Furthermore, the number of iMessage users has increased in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and other countries, allowing iMessage to gain a larger market share in the instant messaging industry.
According to a survey, iMessage users engage with the app for at least four minutes every hour on average.
This suggests that users of iMessage spend, on average, 1 hour and 36 minutes per day using the iMessage app.
A study found that a daily average of 41 messages are sent to and received by active instant message users.
Given the propensity of iMessage users to participate in the study's pre-survey, this will show that each iMessage user exchanges an average of 7 messages on the iMessage platform each day, reflecting the platform's 17% market share in the instant messaging industry.
As a result, an estimated 8.4 billion messages are shared daily on iMessage.
Source: Geek Wire
iMessage is compatible with the following Operation Systems; iOS, iPad-OS, mac-OS, and watch-OS.
Given that the iOS operating system-compatible iPhones and other Apple devices come pre-installed with iMessage, more than 1.2 billion people have the iMessage app on their devices.
Source: Apple Store
Since its introduction iMessage has remained a freemium service. As a result, iMessage does not bring in money for Apple.However, Apple recently proposed developing an extremely secure iMessage and other iOS apps that would be offered as premium apps to highly targeted digital victims.
Source: Tech Republic
iMessage users account for approximately 17% of the instant messaging market in the United States.
iMessage is available anywhere there is an internet connection to the internet with another iMessage user.
Only Americans can use the iMessage Payment service, a feature of the iMessage platform, to send money to their contacts.
In the Messages app and the Wallet app, you can quickly and easily send, receive, and request money using Apple Cash.
You can use the cards you already have in Apple Pay, and there's no need to download any additional apps.
Money that you receive in Messages is added to your Wallet Apple Cash card.
Yes, making a payment via iMessage is secure. You can trust that your money will be sent securely and safely using this service because all iMessage messages are fully encrypted.
On the iMessage app;
iMessage Payment features are only available for users in the U.S. for now.
Apple Inc. created the instant messaging service iMessage, which debuted in 2011.
iMessage is designed specifically for iPhone: messages sent between two Apple devices with iMessage enabled are always end-to-end encrypted.
If an iMessage user sends a text to an Android device, there will be no encryption.
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