7 Facebook App Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a facebook app:

1. Messenger for Desktop ($18K/year)

Messenger for Desktop came to life when Facebook introduced its new web app messenger.com.

The founder of Messenger for Desktop envisioned a standalone app that would enable users to access Messenger without having to open a browser.

He went ahead and developed a prototype, which he later made open source and uploaded on GitHub.

The app gained immense popularity, with hundreds of stars, indicating its usefulness not only to the founder but to many other users as well.

How much they make: $18K/year
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 0

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How I Developed A $1.5K/Month Facebook Messenger App For Desktop

Messenger for Desktop, a Facebook Messenger app for Mac and Windows computers, has over 10 million downloads and 100,000+ monthly active users, generating $1.5k in monthly revenue, since its creation in 2015 as a side-project by founder Alexandru.

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Alexandru started Messenger for Desktop almost 9 years ago
Revenue
Alexandru grew the business to $1.5K/month
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4. Twitter

Where they're located: Batha, Chad
Website traffic: 6.85B/month

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5. WhatsApp.com

Website traffic: 2.87B/month

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So... can you actually make money with a facebook app?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

7. Facebook

Hang out anytime, anywhere—Messenger makes it easy and fun to stay close to your favorite people

Website traffic: 397M/month

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