Millions More People Are Using Instagram Stories Than Snapchat


image from www.chalenejohnson.com[UPDATED] Facebook has shared that 200 million people are now using Instagram’s Stories feature – Snapchat-like disappearing photo and video collections – which launched in August . That’s up from 150 million in January.

SNAPCHATIn addition to the impressive growth, the big story here is that more people are using Stories on Instagram in its first 9 months than use Snapchat altogether, which has 158 million daily users.

Snapchat user data is a few months old, but the company admitted to slowing growth during its IPO. We should get new data when the startup reports to investors early next month.