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11/04/2012 by
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Instagram Timeline: An Explosive History

There’s so much out there about Instagram these days, much much more than has been heard for a couple of months. And these are not just some “regular” news.

Instagram From Zero to a Billion

First the long-awaited Android app was finally released in the beginning of April and was downloaded more than 5 million times in six days. In the beginning of this week another news was announced: Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion.

Instagram for Android is currently the third most popular free app on Google Play and the most popular app that isn’t made by Google.

The photo-sharing startup has a brief but explosive history, from launch in November 2010 to its recent acquisition by Facebook.

Have a look at the infographic made by Visual.ly, mapping the this app,
Instagram The Timeline: From zero to a billion in 17 months exposure.

Instagram From Zero to a Billion Infographic

Is there more to come? I’m really curious about the next steps from Facebook and the integration of the app and further development. Some people ask if the acquisition won’t harm Instagram. Let’s see. What’s your opinion and predictions?

 

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