9 Instagram Facts That You Would Never Believe

Instagram has come and has come to stay yet there are some secrets about the social media site which you would never believe even if you were told and here they are

1  The original founders of Instagram were Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger which was officially launched in the year 2010

2 It was made exclusively for the IOS mobile platform via the Apple App Store but it was later released for android  devices on April 3, 2012

3 It enjoyed rapid success as it had 100 million users in April 2012 which grew to 300 million by December 2014

4 In the year 2012, Facebook purchased it for $1 billion in cash and stock

5 In 2013, Instagram grew by 23 % while its parent company, Facebook grew by only  3%

6 The word Instagram is a portmanteau of instant camera and telegram

7 The Instagram project was originally known as ‘Burbn’

8 On the April 3rd, 2012 Instagram was downloaded more than one million times in less than a day

9 In July, it was rated more than one million times on Google Play becoming the fifth app to hit such a feat

That is that about that maybe you have something interesting about Instagram which I missed that you would love to share