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Instagram hits record amount of sharing on Thanksgiving

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Nov 2012 0:01

Instagram hits record amount of sharing on Thanksgiving Instagram has announced that Thanksgiving helped the service smash its previous records for most photos shared.
Over the holiday, fans shared 10 million photos at a rate of 226 per second at its peak.

The total number of photos shared were double that of the average, which fluctuates between 4 and 6 million daily.

Adds Instagram: "We're thrilled to see people use Instagram to share their holidays. Whether celebrating with friends and family or sharing photos with them halfway across the globe, we're excited to see the intimacy and immediacy of the Instagram experience bring us all closer together over this holiday season."

Instagram has over 120 million users and was purchased in April by Facebook.

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