Instagram break yusers record and passed 700 million active users monthly, but that is not enough we will see 1 billion in the short term.
Social media presence is a ‘must have’ for today’s entrepreneur. If you are trying to achieve anything online, whether it is creating a business, promoting a cause or brand or you are just using your internet space for personal development, a social media account is inevitable.
However, because of the continuous addition of new websites to the surfeit of social networks, it is becoming more and more difficult for individuals and small businesses to discern which social networks to belong to achieve set objectives quickly. Thankfully a perusal of recent trends will help you make up your mind and quickly. Statistics don’t tell e lie..
Instagram is by far the fastest rising star amidst the plethora of social networking websites. As a matter of fact, Instagram has been on the rise since its launch in 2010. It is reported that Instagram dominated the App Store in just 24 hours of release and had over a million downloads in three months with over 25 million users in two years.
Statistics from Citi showed that users are almost twice as engaged as they were on Instagram as compared to Twitter. Also, the number of users on Instagram has been steadily increasing from 400 million active users in September 2015 to a community of about 700 million users at the same time in 2016.
These rapidly changing statistics, a sign of more adoption among social network users have necessitated eMarketer to reconsider their original forecast about Instagram’s adoption. In their latest forecast, eMarketer acknowledge that the Gram may claim about fifty-two percent (51.8 precisely) of social network users by 2017.
The Picture Effect
Pictures don’t like, this notion is true concerning Instagram, unlike other social networks, you do not have to explain “what is on your mind” but you can just share “what is going on in your life with a click of your phone’s camera.
The Control Effect
Unlike other social platforms, your pictures cannot be copied from Instagram even by friends who follow you. As such you retain control over your creativity as a business, and you can enjoy privacy like no other as an individual
The Network Effect
The network effect is the greatest benefit of social media websites, and Instagram allows you to follow people that interest you and those that you feel inspired by. Any stranger can follow you.
Everybody would love to have a documentary of his/her life made, and Instagram gives you the tools to make one yourself. Document your happiness, record your pains capture the process that will lead you to your gain.
Join millions of Igramers (Instagram Users) record and share humanity.
The truth is whether you are a user in war-torn Syria or a citizen of a wealthy country, we are all humans, and in the end, humanity is what binds us.