Discord Revenue and Usage Statistics (2022)

When Discord launched in 2015, it pitted itself against two deep-seated apps: Skype and TeamSpeak. Neither were excellent, which is one of the reasons Discord generated so much traffic and praise from the get-go. Inevitably, this led to several server crashes, as the company struggled to meet demand. Jason Citron, the founder of Discord, had come off a $100 million acquisition of his previous social gaming technology, called OpenFeint. He knew that by taking a modern approach to communication online, Discord could far surpass what Skype and TeamSpeak offered. Citron made Discord more than a text / audio chat service through the use of servers. Instead of searching on Reddit or forums, players could join a server specifically dedicated to a game. As servers ballooned … Continue reading Discord Revenue and Usage Statistics (2022)