One Year Later, Half of Instagram’s 100M Users Come From Android




Within a year after launching its Android app, nearly half of all Instagram’s user base comes from the Google-powered operating system.

Instagram revealed this statistic in a blog post celebrating its one-year anniversary Wednesday. The popular photo-filtering and -sharing app currently has 100 million monthly active users.

“Instagram for Android has helped make this community more global than ever,” said Philip McAllister, an Instagram engineer. “Major events such as Brazil’s Círio de Nazaré festival, the 85th birthday of Thailand’s King Bhumibol, and a streak of severe thunderstorms throughout Malaysia have been captured by Android Instagrammers and shared to global audiences like never before.” Read more…

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