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Instagram reaches the 600 Million Monthly Active Users


Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram, now has more than 600 million monthly active users.

Instagram announced the new statitics on its blog, noting that it grew the number of active users by 100 million in the past 6 months.

The new milestone was reached as Instagram actively looks to transform itself into a full fledged social media sharing platform.

Recent changes include:

  • “Stories”, a format that closely resembles Snapchat’s own stories
  • Live streaming video being released in Dec 2016
  • Ability to copy Instagram data and save it
  • Users can share photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours
 Watch this platform closely as they furhter intergrate features with Facebook.