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Instagram surpasses 400 million monthly active users milestone

Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram has announced that it now has over 400 million monthly active users, a milestone it achieved in less than a year after it hit the 300 million mark.

In the announcement, Instagram also revealed that over 75% of its users are from outside of the US, and out of the latest 100 million who joined in the past nine months, over 50% are from Europe and Asia. “The countries that added the most Instagrammers include Brazil, Japan and Indonesia,” the company said.

Another popular Facebook-owned service WhatsApp also recently announced that its has surpassed 900 million monthly active users. The Instagram announcement also comes less than a month after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social network saw over a billion people using it in a day.

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