After hitting 200 million users in the period of nine months, Instagram now has 300 million people, who use its photo app every month, and most surprising fact is that 70% of its users are not from the US.
With continuous efforts, Instagram has grown stronger in the last four years. Although, FaceBook had tried to acquire Instagram. People today share 70 million photos each day, and it has over 30 billion photos in total.
If we print all photos of Instagram then no one knows it might be reaching the height of the Empire State Building? The Mount Everest? Or Outer Space?
Now Instragram is looking to strengthen its authenticity because of its network’s steady growth.
To avoid fake and look alike accounts, Instagram has announced to launch verified badges for celebrities, brands, and athletes.
With promoted posts, company has now started to generate some revenue. Although in the beginning, Instagram had no clear business model. Advertising on Instagram is currently only available for a selected group of advertisers.
Although, Twitter supports better visuals these days, but anyhow Instagram is a winner with 300 million fans as people use the images to share their passions and opinions.