Instagram Hits 700 Million Mark in Record Time

Instagram announced this morning that their community has grown to more than 700 million Instagrammers.

Today’s news doesn’t come as a surprise however it is noteworthy is that it’s celebrating this milestone so soon after revealing in December that it had 600 million unique monthly users. According to Instagram, the last 100 million of you joined faster than ever.

While some of that growth can be attributed to new features such as the popular Snapchat-like Instagram Stories, Instagram says that it’s also improved its sign-up process and made it easier to find friends.

To put Instagram’s rapid growth into perspective, today’s milestone makes Instagram more than twice the size of Twitter.