Statistics That Reveal Instagram's Mind-Blowing Success

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Along with the release of its new Android application, Instagram released a bunch of new statistics about the photo-sharing app’s usage.

Here’s the full breakdown:

  • More than 430,000 on the wait list for the Android app
  • More than 30 million registered users
  • More than 1 billion photos uploaded
  • More than 5 million photos uploaded every day
  • 575 “likes” every second
  • 81 comments every second

Pretty amazing growth for a company with 9 employees that’s just more than a year old.

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