Instagram crosses 300 million users, edges past Twitter

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Facebook Inc's photo-sharing service, Instagram, said it had more than

300 million users, sharing over 70 million photos and videos each day.

Microblogging service Twitter Inc has 284 million active users,

according to its website. ( http://bit.ly/1mjyzhm)

Four-year-old Instagram crossed 200 million users in March.

The service, bought by Facebook in April 2012, also said in a blog

that users would now see a "verified" badge for celebrities, athletes

and brands as Instagram pushes to deactivate spam accounts. (


Instagram also said on Wednesday it will permanently delete spam

accounts, which may cause a drop in some users' follower counts.

Credit: Reuters

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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