The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “Facebook Plans to Launch More Standalone Apps Like Messenger”.

Seth Fiegerman says, “Facebook is planning to release more standalone apps like Facebook Messenger and Instagram, the company revealed during its fourth quarter earnings call on Wednesday.“While the core business growth is going to come from the main app that exists,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in the call, “you should also expect us to start building a few of these other things that we will focus on over time and develop into meaningful things like Messenger and Instagram are today.”

Facebook launched the standalone Messenger app in 2011 and rolled out some big updates in the last quarter of 2013. On the call, Facebook CFO David Ebersman revealed that Messenger’s users grew 70% in the three-month period“.

Facebook Plans to Launch More Standalone Apps Like Messenger