Instagram Now has across 25 Million Businesses
Instagram now has more than 25 million businesses and the vast majority of them are small businesses, said the Facebook-owned photo sharing App on Friday. The announcement was made on the official Instagram Business Blog in a post titled ‘Celebrating a Community of 25 Million Businesses’. As 800 million uses Instagram every month to discover and follow their passions, more and more individuals are using it to connect with businesses they love.
“Users who follow business accounts for quality content can now easily be guided to products without disrupting their natural browsing habits, and even those with little interest in promotions can’t help but take notice,” said Joe Nullet, Vice President of Branding and Marketing, Man Outfitters, who has a presence on Instagram.
According to the blog post, 800 million use Instagram each month to discover and follow their passions, more and more people are using it to connect with businesses they love. In fact, over 80% of accounts on Instagram follow a business, while 200 million Instagrammers actively visit the profile of a business every day. As a result, the Instagram community is helping spur small business growth in big ways.
Instagram ‘Stories’ and ‘WhatsApp Status’ both now have 300 million daily active users – up from a combined 250 million for Instagram in June and WhatsApp in July.