Selfies and photo sharing on social media is the new trend, and Instagram takes full advantage of that. The photo sharing app have just announced to hitting the 500 million user mark. Out of this number, 300 million people are active daily on the platform.
In a blogpost, the company announced the numbers, also thanking users for their creativity, openness and passion.
Today, we’re excited to announce our community has grown to more than 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day. Our community also continues to become even more global, with more than 80 percent living outside of the United States.
As you’ve captured and shared the moments happening around you, you’ve formed incredibly varied and diverse communities. Whether you’re an illustrator, a sneakerhead or an astronaut on the International Space Station, every photo and video you share helps bring people closer to friends and interests, broadens perspectives and inspires a sense of wonder. You’ve made Instagram a place where the everyday and the epic are always within reach.
Thank you for your creativity, your openness and your passion for sharing your worlds with one another. We can’t wait to see what you create next.