Number of Threads Users

Threads is a microblogging app, new X (Twitter) rival operated by Meta.

Launched in July 2023, Threads gained 2 million signups in 2 hours since its launch. By day 5 since launch, Threads already had crossed a milestone of 100 million signups.

Following the initial interest in new social media, Threads growth has declined but it still generates over 26 monthly million downloads in 2024 and has a 130 million monthly active user base.

Continue reading to find the latest Threads stats for 2024.

Here’s a quick summary of what we’ll cover:

Threads Key Stats

Threads has over 130 million monthly active users.
Threads has around 33 million daily active users.
In the US alone, Threads has 30 million monthly active users.
Threads had 100 million signups in less than 5 days since launch.

Threads Monthly Active Users

According to the latest company announcement, Threads had 130 million monthly active users in Q4 2023. Threads added 30 million monthly active users over the past quarter alone.

Here’s a table with Threads monthly active user growth:

Threads Monthly Active Users

Q3 2023
100 million

Q4 2023
130 million

According to Sensor Tower data, Threads had 85 million monthly active users in Q1 2024.

According to eMarketer estimates, there are 30 million Threads monthly active users in the US alone in 2024, up from 23.7 million in 2023. Thread’s monthly active user base is forecasted to grow to 33.9 million in 2025.

It took the platform less than 5 days to reach 100 million signups. Since then, there has been a decline in the number of new users.

Here’s a table with a number of Threads signups since launch:

Time Since Launch
Threads Signups

2 hours
2 million

4 hours
5 million

7 hours
10 million

12 hours
20 million

16 hours
30 million

2 days
70 million

4 days
90 million

4 days
100 million

Sources: Meta, Threads, eMarketer, Sensor Tower

Threads Daily Active Users

Threads had around 33 million daily active users (out of 120 million monthly active users) in October 2023, up from 25 million daily active users (out of 100 million daily active users) in July 2023.

In February 2024, Threads had 1.6 million daily active users in the US alone, Sensor Data shows.

Sources: Business Insider, NBC News

Threads User Count vs X (Twitter)

According to recent company announcements, Threads has 130 million monthly active users vs. 550 million accessing X (Twitter) on a monthly basis.

According to Sensor Tower data, X (Twitter) had around 349 million monthly active users vs. 85 million for Threads app in Q1 2024.

In the US alone, X (Twitter) had 27 million daily active users vs 1.6 million daily active users for Threads (as of February 2024).

Sources: Meta, X/Twitter, Sensor Tower, NBC News

Threads App Downloads

Threads generated 265.44 million downloads across Google Play and App Store to date.

In March 2024 alone, Threads app was downloaded 27.98 million times worldwide across Google Play and App Store, up from 26.11 million installs in February 2024.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of Threads monthly downloads since July 2023:

Threads App Downloads

July 2023
73.14 million

August 2023
25.06 million

September 2023
20.87 million

October 2023
13.18 million

November 2023
12.58 million

December 2023
35.78 million

January 2024
30.74 million

February 2024
26.11 million

March 2024
27.98 million

Source: Statista

Most Followed Accounts on Threads

Neymar Jr is the most followed account on Threads with 14.5 million followers, followed by Selena Gomez (13.6 million) and Kylie Jenner (11.9 million).

Here’s a list of the most followed accounts on Threads:

Current Followers

Neymar Jr
14.5 million

Selena Gomez
13.6 million

Kylie Jenner
11.9 million

Kim Kardashian
10.5 million

Jennifer Lopez
8.6 million

7.8 million

7.7 million

Will Smith
7.3 million

Khloe Kardashian
7 million

Miley Cirus
6.8 million

Chris Hemsworth
6.6 million

Katy Perry
5.8 million

Source: Threads


That’s all for my collection of Threads stats for 2024. Hopefully, you found the data interesting.

After early explosive growth, Thread’s user engagement has slowed. Yet, it remains a popular Twitter alternative.

So it will be interesting to see what’s coming next for Threads.

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