“Facebook, Instagram”: 5 social media platforms with the most active users, one has nearly 3 billion


Social media platforms are designed and created to allow users to disseminate information over the internet to a group of subscribers

Despite the availability of many social media platforms, most internet users have decided to pitch their tents on a few, which makes them the platforms with the most active users.

Legit.ng, in this article, presents 5 social media platforms with the most active users.

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Facebook, run by Mark Zuckerberg, is a social media platform used by people to share their daily activities, comments and photos as well as to repost information posted by others.

It also gives users the ability to connect with their friends and family all over the world.

According Statistical, Facebook was the first platform to exceed one billion registered accounts. Currently, it has over 2.9 billion monthly active users.

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The company also runs three of the most active social media platforms, all with over a billion monthly active users each.

A few months ago, Facebook reached over 3.58 billion monthly users of the main family product.


YouTube is a social media platform that allows users to easily create and watch videos.

Statista reports that YouTube is the second most active platform, with over 2.4 billion monthly active users.

The platform allows its users to create video content, upload the videos and share them with others. Founded in 2005, YouTube is now the second most popular site on the web, with visitors watch about 6 billion hours of video every month.

3. WhatsApp

Launched in 2009, WhatsApp has become the third most active social media platform, reports Statista.

A video animated by @trtworld on Instagram also confirmed this report as it showed a list of the most active social media platforms.

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WhatsApp nabbed the third position on the list with 2 billion monthly active users.

The platform is a free messaging app that allows users to send messages, make videos, voice and video calls, download statuses and much more.


Instagram retained its title as the fourth most active social media platform with over 1.4 billion monthly active users.

It is a free photo and video sharing app that can be used on iPhone and Android.

Users can share photos or videos with everyone or just a select group of friends as they see fit.

Everyone on the platform is also allowed to view, comment on and like posts shared by their friends or models on Instagram.


WeChat is the fifth most active social media platform with over 1.2 billion monthly users.

The platform, similar to WhatsApp, allows users to contact each other using video, voice and text.

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The messaging platform has become one of the most popular platforms in the world and to sign up requires an existing user to scan a QR code on the phone.

How to make cool money on facebook

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Facebook had 2.936 billion monthly active users as of April 2022, making it the leading social media network with the most active users in the world.

While many make a living on the platform without investment, a lot of people including Nigerians do not know how to make money on it.

So here are four easy ways to tap into the platform’s vast online market pool and smile in the bank from the comfort of your own home.

Source: Legit.ng


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