The most popular messengers in Russia remain WhatsApp and Viber
The newspaper «Kommersant» with reference to the Mediascope has published the ranking of the most popular messengers in Russia as of March this year.
The study was conducted in the Russian cities with the population more than 700 thousand people in the audience, aged 12 to 64 years.
The leader of our market is WhatsApp, which was recorded in March with 10.7 million users, launches instant messenger at least once per month. Of these, 5.7 million people went to WhatsApp daily. A year ago, the user base of WhatsApp was 9.5 and 4.7 million, respectively.
Second place goes to Viber, the General user base which is 8.7 million people, of which 3.9 million launch the app every day.
Third place with a substantial lag is Skype with a monthly audience of 3.5 million people, of which only 0.7 million users every day on Skype.
Followed by the Telegram, Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, ICQ, and «Mail.Ru Agent.»