Facebook announced on 21stJune at Cannes that its Instagram community has grown to more than 50 cr., of which more than 300 million use Instagram every single day. Facebook claimed that Instagram’s community continued to become even more global, with more than 80% living outside of the US.
Instagram blog message said, “As you’ve captured and shared the moments happening around you, you’ve formed incredibly varied and diverse communities. Whether you’re an illustrator, a sneakerhead or an astronaut on the International Space Station, every photo and video you share helps bring people closer to friends and interests, broadens perspectives and inspires a sense of wonder. You’ve made Instagram a place where the everyday and the epic are always within reach.”
Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, & launched in Oct. 2010 as a free mobile app. Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr.