Instagram has announced to have touched the 100 million monthly users mark, becoming one of the most used photo-sharing social service online. This indicates a good 10 million user increase since its last update on user-base released accounting 90 million users in total in January this year. Also Read - Twitter vs government: Twitter India loses legal protection for not complying with IT rules on time
Ever since its launch about two and a half years back, Instagram has been riding high on the popularity chariots and is gaining popularity amongst the socializing enthusiasts over the Internet. It allows clicking as well as easy photo-sharing within the app as well as on other partnered platforms like Facebook.
Instagram has had been in the news when Facebook acquired it last year while also intensifying its ongoing competition with Twitter which replaced Instagram services on its platform with Flickr. The milestone is crucial, especially after Instagram changed its terms of service that led to users fleeing the service.
As far as the user base is concerned, Twitter still has almost double the user base than Instagram. However, with Facebook working as a catalyst in this instant gain in the user number, Instagram surely seems like a big threat.