HIGHLIGHT: Another one off our "number-ones list." Philippines with most sessions of playing basketball on Facebook.
Facebook said Philippines is at the top of 10 countries with the most sessions of basketball game in the Messenger application.
With a total of 43. 7 million players globally, 693 million sessions have been recored since March 17 when the basketball game was launched.
Half of the virtual players get between 1 and 10 points, outstanding scorers with 11 and 20 points were at 33 percent.
How to play? You basically engage in a chat session which serves as ticket to play the game, aiming for the highest score or a higher score than your friends, is likely the reason for the Messenger Madness.
The complete list of countries included in the top 10 users are:
The game was played in 61 million different conversations on Messenger, according to Facebook.
But there is a reason for the launching the new craze - as it is Facebook's way of catching up with March Madness, or the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament happening each spring in the U.S, usually played every month of March.