Instagram Soars To 50 Million Users And Gains 5 Million New Users Per Week

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Instagram has more than 50 million users and it’s gaining about 5 million users per week, Mashable reports.It started April with 30 million users and had about 35 million when it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion. It hit the 40 million milestone in mid-April.

The recent release of Instagram’s Android app fuelled some of the growth, but Mashable estimates 40 million of the users are on iPhones.

Fox289 was the app’s 50 millionth user but no pictures have been uploaded to the profile yet.

Rovio’s Angry Birds Space And Zynga’s Draw Something also hit the 50 million milestone recently.

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