Instagram hits 100 million active users per month
100 million active users a month, up 10 million from the 90 million reported 5 weeks ago. It is proof enough that the ToS debacle is clearly behind them with only some legal clean-up remaining.
If you use the search feature on phoneArena, you can find a story from December 22nd before the Android version launched, before Instagram was a household word. At the time, Instagram had hit 1 million users just three months after it was launched for the Apple iPhone. It wasn't until the Android version of the app was available that the whole thing started snowballing. Over 1 million Android users downloaded the site in less than 24 hours which became 10 million in 22 days. But even before that happened, Facebook bought Instagram for what turned out to be about $750 million in stock. And the growth continued.
The only question mark that follows Instagram is the musical question about how Facebook will justify its purchase of the site. Somehow, someway, it must be monetized because Facebook answers to a higher authority-it's stockholders. Besides, reaching 100 million people definitely has a value to other companies. Unlocking that value will be the key to Instagram's financial growth. Its subscriber growth already seems pretty certain.
source: Instagram via Engadget
1. GeekMovement (Posts: 2022; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
I have to admit that while I had an account with this app, I was hooked. Gotta check the latest posts from my buddies and the pics they took. It could be because I am a photo enthusiast, but I think the rest of the users (photo enthusiasts or not) find this app pretty addictive as well. Fun filters. I somewhat miss the app, but I'm glad I had the strength to delete it.
2. BBGrind (Posts: 50; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)
I will increase even more when it hit BB10 world wide.
5. Alan01 (Posts: 298; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)
Don't count on a native BB10 app
6. waalllstreetttlool (Posts: 3; Member since: 26 Feb 2013)
ONLY in your DREAM!!!!
WP and BB10 is a DEAD PLATFORM
not worth supporting
3. ebubekir26 (Posts: 313; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
i think facebook is already wasting some time, i'm not going to download this
4. joeymk (Posts: 101; Member since: 26 Jan 2012)
I hope this app will come to windows phone soon....
7. downphoenix (Posts: 2882; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Maybe its just me, but I dont see the appeal of Instagram. It has some good photo filters, but Pixlr-omatic has more and better options for this. It has the "social network" thing, but it seems pretty pointless since you can just easily share your pictures to Facebook or Google+ instead of having to utilize a separate service like this.
8. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
meh don't care much bout Instagram their just like FB over rated and over crowded