The journey has been long, tedious but a successful one, for the world’s largest photo sharing platform, Instagram. Let us take a look at the 700 million strong platform’s journey over the years, their most popular users and Instagram’s rank as the most populous hypothetical nation!
Kevin Systrom, now CEO of the company and Mike Krieger, the current CTO at Instagram, co-founded the then modest startup in October 2010, and registered 1 million users by December 2010 itself! Today they are an integral part of a multibillion dollar marketing machine that is part of an even bigger multibillion dollar corporation/social network.
Explore a timeline of the birth, rise, and dominance of Instagram as the world’s largest photo sharing platform with footnotes of major updates and changes in their history. This detailed Infographic states 139 stats and facts about Instagram until 2017.
This Infographic was originally published here.
Update : These are the updated follower counts of the celebrities mentioned as the most followed Instagram accounts.
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The above Infographic contains information from January 2017 and before.