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Interesting Facts About Instagram!

Social media is the most happening thing around in the world. Without social media, we are probably out of the world, and with it, we are always connected. Social media has taken up prime importance in most of our lives, be it Facebook or Instagram or twitter.

Most of us are regular users of this new found social media-Instagram. We see many people actively posting on it. It has become a new face in the media industry. It’s not just a personal thing, but also a face of business. Many organisations have pages of their business on Instagram and are into social media marketing since that’s the best and quick way to reach to the audience. There are ways to boost presence there. On a personal front, people depend on manual likes, unlike businesses that seek options to automate the auto likes.

Well, with such a popular medium, are we all aware of it very well? Not everybody. Here we present the most interesting facts about Instagram, you might know or not. Read on and the next time you get there, know things better and flaunt your knowledge among your friends grabbing that extra attention.

Fact files of Instagram:

  • In 2015, the number of active users was 300 million, and today the number has risen to 400 million active users, per month!! Such a whopping number, imagine the power of it!!
  • Can you imagine a social media being popular more in outside of states than in it? Here are the stats: Among the whole number of users, 75% users are outside of US. Because such social media sites are always first popular in the States, is the assumption of all of us.
  • Can you imagine the number of photos that float on Instagram each day?? That stands to 30 billion!!! It's OMG! All those selfies, perfect pic moments, candid moments of someone make up to this number.
  • Instagram has all kind of users, young, old and even the teenagers. Teenagers amount to a total of 30%, who think that Instagram is the God of Social media sites. Oh!! Such an award to this!
  • Guess the rest of the audience?? That’s people aged between 16 & 64 account to 41% of the overall total number of active users!!
  • Well, can you think the number of selfies and photos uploaded each day? They come closer to 80million per day! So next time before you post your pic, think about making it more appealing and use tags that are unique, else you will lose in the ocean.
  • The gender splitting on Instagram is almost equal too. there is no bias seen here, both of them use equally. Male count to 51% and females 49%. In the coming years, we can see a tilt in it, females adding up to higher numbers, as they are crazy about photos, likes, following and all.
  • Talking about ‘likes and followers’, users of Instagram generate around 3.5billion likes, in a day! That’s in a day!! People are really fast, well super fast and addicted.
  • Speaking about addiction, we were reminded of facts about logins. Almost 70% of users log in at least once in a day, while more than 40% people check multiple times a day!! Maybe others never walk out of it!!
  • Did you know this? Looking all this stats, the most favourite social media company Facebook acquired Instagram for a good deal, $1 Billion in 2012. But years later, it paid $14 billion for Whatsapp. So, here Instagram lost the show!!
  • By Sep 2015, the huge share of traffic to Instagram was seen from the US, close to 25%. While the UK remained back with a mere 4% of site visit made by its people. So finally the numbers came up!!
  • Did you know this? Almost 25% of Fortune 500 companies are active on Instagram daily, and their posts are mostly made on every Thursdays. So watch out for next Thursday and see if it helps you in any way!
  • New York city and the Times Square is the most geotagged city on Instagram. So the next time you go there, take the advantage of being in the most prominent place on earth!
  • The last and the most shocking one, when Facebook bought Instagram the number of employees who accounted for so much of fame was just 13. People say 13 is an unlucky number, for all you folks there, look the magic of number 13!!!