History & Timeline:
Kevin Systrom (30 th Dec1983 Holliston, Massachusetts, US)
Mike Krieger (4th March 1986 in Sao Paulo, Brasil)
: Kevin Systrom starts working on the project with the name Burbn.
: Instagram launches on the iPhone and hitting 1 million users.
: First worldwide InstaMeet.
150 millionth photo upload.
introducing version 2.0 with four new filters.
10 million users! And the launch of weekend hashtag project #VHP.
: Instagram launches on android too.
Facebook buys Instagram 1Billion $.
Instagram designs photo pages for the web.
Instagram has 80 million users!
Version 3.2 with a new filter.
version 3.4.1 brings 25 languages in.
: tag photos on Instagram.
introducing videos and Instagram direct to Instagram.
: James Quarles assigned Global Head of Business and Brand Development .
: Launch of boomerang.
: Instagram launches Instagram Stories.
Instagram starts enabling users to easily switch between multiple accounts and reaching 500 million.
Instagram brings in Image Zoom, allowing users to zoom into images.
500 Million users.
: TikTok, a short video sharing service and social media service, launches.
Logo Update of Instagram.
: Introducing the new "mute" feature allowing to hide posts from certain users on their feed without unfollowing the account.
Instagram announces the launch of IGTV.
: Instagram removes the "Following" activity tab.
Influencers are no longer able to post any vape, tobacco products, and weapons promotions.
The most followed person is footballer Cristiano Ronaldo with over 220 million followers,
and the most followed woman is singer Ariana Grande with over 187 million followers.
: Instagram launched a new feature called "Co-Watching".
Instagram announced that they are making major moderation changes in order to decrease the flow of disinformation,
hoaxes and fake news regarding COVID-19 on its platform.
The background of the logo is called “gradient rainbow effect”.
The design of Instagram has been updated.
"We made it black and white with red accents"
The previous Instagram symbol depicts a retro Polaroid OneStep Rainbow camera and the website name in a handwritten font.
These two elements were placed on a blue background.
Source : Instagram.com