Instagram turns 3!

Instagram blew out its third candle on Sunday.

Launched on October 6, 2010, the photo app quickly rose to fame. On December 22, a mere 24 hours after being introduced to iPhone users, it had already set up a record for the most downloaded app in the history of the App Store. Eight months later, it housed 150 million photos.

The Facebook-owned app has recently surpassed the 150 million active user mark, while adding video and web embed capabilities to its list of features.

Want to know more about Instagram? Here are some stats for you:

  • 6 out of 10 users are located outside the United States
  • 7.3 million daily US users
  • 16 billion photos shared since launch
  • 1.2 billion daily likes
  • 55 million daily photo uploads

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