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Instagram has just announced on its blog that it’s now a community of 400 million strong! With this milestone reached the photo sharing social network is now bigger than its longtime rival Twitter.
The community has evolved to be even more global, with more than 75 percent living outside of the US with more than half living in Europe and Asia. Brazil, Japan and Indonesia are among the leading Instagram nations.
Instagram writes that ve’ve seen inspiring moments like the first surface image of Pluto and Champions League celebrations, as well as striking locales like the white pools of Turkey and a Namibian desert ghost town. “These are just a few of the more than 80 million photos per day shared on Instagram.”
Also, a few notable names have joined Instagram in the last 100 million. The most followed accounts include David Beckham from the UK, Caitlyn Jenner from the US, Indonesia’s Raffi and Nagita, German soccer player Toni Kroos and South Korea’s T.O.P.
When Instagram launched nearly five years ago, 400 million seemed like a distant dream. Now, we continue to strive to improve Instagram — helping you experience the world through images and connect with others through shared passions.
Source: Instagram blog