Instagram Hits 150 Million Users, Plans Ads

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Facebook’s purchase of Instagram had its users weary of changes, but within the last 6 months the network reached 150 million users! Instagram is showing growth at a faster rate than Facebook and Twitter! 17 of its top brands have at least 1 million followers.Because of this growth, there will soon be possible integration of ads. The challenge will be to balance the amount of advertisements so they are not overbearing. In the past, users have shown frustration when their content became usable for advertisements, so Instagram will need a good strategy. If 15 seconds videos are added to the network, they could profit anywhere from $1-2.5 million.

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