Uprising of Instagram

Uprising of Instagram

On October 6th, 2010, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger officially released Instagram. Instagram is a photo and video sharing social networking service. In April of 2012 Facebook officially bought Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock.  Instagram originally launched for IOS in October 2010 and rapidly gained popularity with roughly one million users in the first two months. Now Instagram has roughly 1 billion monthly users.