Instagram announced staggering news today. The young social platform known for image sharing has reached 500 million subscribers!
Instagram hit a major milestone today. 500 million subscribers are now active on the platform, 300 million of which use Instagram every single day. Instagram also recorded that over 80% of users live outside the United States.
Instagram posted the following statement on their own blog:
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.
Thank you for your creativity, your openness and your passion for sharing your worlds with one another. We can’t wait to see what you create next.
Instagram has shown incredible growth over recent years and we’re excited to see where its journey goes next.