Instagram seems to have had a good year, as other services of Facebook. Social network hopes that by the end of this year will exceed the threshold of 600 million users.
Instagram target is achievable because only in the last half year the social network has won more than 100 million new users. Or, better said, in three years Instagram climbed from 100 million users in 2013 to over 600 million in 2016.
Instagram novelties of this year were stories, ephemeral content displayed in the forefront of the feed, rank based algorithm, zoom, video and live bookmarks.
Of all the changes in the last year, the most important role in the increase was a shift to feed the order of posts is determined by an algorithm, as Facebook has replaced chronological thing, operational by June.