Instagram Stories crosses 250 million users, beats Snapchat
Instagram is becoming more and more popular day by day. Months back Instagram launched the feature Instagram features. Now it has been reported there are 250 million users for the Instagram Stories feature. After the feature was launched there were allegations that the feature is copied from Snapchat, as Snapchat first introduced the Snapchat Stories feature that allowed users to post images and video that will get deleted after 24 hours.
The numbers were shared by Carolyn Everson, Facebook`s global head of sales. It was in the year 2013 Snapchat first introduced the feature and the app has now 166 million active users using the feature. The stories feature was introduced by Instagram in 2016. Instagram in total has 700 million users.
Even though Instagram copied the feature from Snapchat the app has managed to get more users than Snapchat, Instagram has a much easier interface. There are many business and brands using the feature and Instagram is coming up with regular updates and new feature and has become a strong rival for Snapchat.