Instagram has announced it has overtaken Twitter with over 300 million monthly users!
Over the past 4 years Instagram has grown to become one of the biggest social media sites. Now with over 300 million monthly active users, sharing more than 70 million photos and videos daily.
Twitter claims to have 284 million users accessing its network each month, while Facebook has an incredible 1.35 billion monthly active users.
Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom described the milestone as “exciting” and said the company would continue to grow. Read more on the Instagram Blog.
Instagram is also introducing verified accounts for public figures, celebrities and brands like they can on Twitter and Facebook with blue tick symbols. It is now easier to determine whether or not you are following an authentic account for a brand, celebrity and more. These badges are expected to roll out within the coming days.
As Instagram has become bigger they have released many new features and focused on helping its users discover photos and videos from people they care about, based on their current following and photos they have liked. Last month Instagram released the discovery update on the explore page, which highlights interesting Instagrammers to follow, which improvements to search too.
Instagram has also recently introduced Video ads which was expected, since Instagram was bought in 2012 for $1 billion, they were bound to introduce a feature to earn money from the popular photo and video sharing application.
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