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Instagram Overtakes Twitter With 400m Users

Instagram is celebrating after seeing 100 million users sign up within nine months, taking it to 400 million worldwide. The San Francisco-based photo app, bought by Facebook in 2012 for one billion dollars (£669m), said in a blog post it was "thrilled" by the milestone. The social network has surged ahead of Twitter, which at the end of 2014 had 282 million users, but trails Facebook and the WhatsApp messaging service, which have around 1.49 billion and 600 million active monthly users respectively.

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