Instagram Claims to Hit 300M Active Real Users; More Authentic Users Than Twitter?



Instagram has now crossed the range of 300 million monthly active users with 70% of the traffic coming from outside the US. Nine months ago it had 200 million users.

As per a TechCrunch report Instagram has surpassed Twitter, which around six weeks ago had around 284 million active users.

The global community of Instagram shares more than 70 million photos and videos everyday, as according to the company’s blog post. Further adding, that Instagram, the social media network is announcing verified badges for celebrities, athletes and brands making it easier for the Instagrammers to connect with the authentic accounts of their choice.

As per the company’s blog post, the company has tried hard to keep Instagram free of fake and spammy accounts by deactivating such accounts, nonetheless there have been several fake profiles doing rounds anyway.