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# One billion

All time
WhatsApp takes one step closer to realising its dream of one billion users
Facebook Messenger has joined an exclusive club on Android
Facebook shows no signs of slowing down as it now has one billion mobile users
Hey sexy lady! Gangnam Style passes a billion hits on YouTube
Facebook member numbers jump past one billion mark