Last month, the number of Instagram subscribers increased by another 100 million people, reaching a total of 800 million users who log into this social network at least once a month, Footwearnews writes.
Created by Kevin System and Mike Krieger in the 2010 year of social network, in 2012 was acquired by Facebook. According to Instagram, about 500 million users visit her application every day and their number continues to grow.
The latest surge in the popularity of the social network was caused by the launch in August of 2016 of the new Instagram Stories service, which allows subscribers to shoot and upload photos and videos that disappear after hanging on the 24 social network for an hour.
Experts predict that if the Instagram audience continues to grow at the same pace, by 2018 the number of its subscribers will reach a billion a month (and will be equal to half the Facebook user base).In September, Instagram reported that since March 1, the number of its advertisers has increased by 1 million, reaching a total of two million.