Instagram In 2014: Photo Sharing Social Media Surpasses Twitter with 300 Million Users

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Photo-sharing social network, Instagram which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday it has more than 300 million users as it unveiled a new system to authenticate celebrity members.

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The latest update means Instagram has for the first time overtaken Twitter, which claimed 284 million active users at the end of September.

“Over the past four years, what began as two friends with a dream has grown into a global community that shares more than 70 million photos and videos each day,” Instagram chief executive Kevin Systrom said in a blog.

“Instagram is home to creativity in all of its forms, a place where you can find everything from images of the Nile River to the newest look from Herschel Supply or a peek inside the mind of Taylor Swift.” He said..

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