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How Instagram Won the Race Over Snapchat in 2016?

Published on 23 January 17

Social media is becoming more and more popular and relevant throughout the world. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest have already become unbeaten platforms. As you know, all these are helpful to share information, as well as for chatting, video calling, group chatting, image and video sharing.

Instagram users are increasing day by day throughout the world. There are more than 600 million people using Instagram and 100 million of people have joined in last 6 months. Instagram is having more computation with Snapchat. An increased number of people are visiting Instagram regularly, and heavy marketing and promotion are going on it. Though there are many Instagram like apps being developed and introduced by top mobile app development companies in Charlotte NC, Instagram is strong at its capability.

Instagram has gained a better position in Social Media over Snapchat. Here are some of the facts why Instagram won 2016 and Snapchat didn’t:

Many changes in main offers:

While Snapchat was busy in monetization through ads, Instagram introduced many new features that was exactly one per a week.

Around 100 million Instagram users who joined recently are well familiar with its service feed section. They’ve never known Instagram as a chronologically ordered platform. The algorithm-based feed is valuable for Instagram because it’s intuitive for followers. The chronological feed is useful for people as they can get relevant content crafted by many artists on the platform.

Instagram’s adoption of the algorithm-driven feed has accelerated many other features on the platform. This network got geared up with stories, live videos and business pages. Users can now see disappearing photos and videos in Direct, bookmarks, and many other areas. Instagram is turning out to be the safest place for self-expression for users.

Increasing user base:

Instagram is very helpful for entrepreneurs to connect with their customers. Long ago, amateur foodies used Instagram to share photos of their starbucks drinks.

The Instagram is emerging with advanced features, which is becoming a perfect platform for the business. Its quick, fun nature is intuitive and artistic. By increasing the quality of content uploaded to the platform, you can increase visitors and customers.

Today all generation people are using Instagram, including 30 to 64 years of people.

These services are served in different ways based on the age group. In the other way of spectrum, beautiful content and product placement engage old user base who is having more optional incomes. Instagram makes them to use their wallet and buy it all.

Clever use of resource:

Instagram is expecting a mind-blowing growth with a smart utilization of its resources. After all, its parent company Facebook is showing a special interest to invest a huge number of resources in Instagram. So far, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his vision of investing in right resources have yielded better. No other platform has added this much features like Instagram, Mark played here well.

More features and blending other networks in single platform has made Instagram an unstoppable force.

Instagram market is not showing any indication of getting slow down. This shows Instagram a clear winner in race versus Snapchat.

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