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Instagram Tops 500K Monthly Active Advertisers, Up Over 50% in Six Months

One year ago, Instagram officially opened up its ad business to all advertisers. Today, Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500,000 monthly active advertisers using its platform to market their products and services. Given that Instagram announces their milestones in terms of “more than,” it’s difficult to get an exact figure for that growth, but...

Visa Europe Announces 3 Billion Contactless Transactions in 12 Months

Visa Europe has today announced that 3 billion contactless transactions were made on Visa cards and payment-enabled devices in the last 12 months, which is nearly triple the number of transactions from the previous year. "The leap since last April has been significant, growing from 143 million transactions in April 2015 to 360 million in April 2016”,...

One Billion People Used Facebook in a Single Day

Today, Facebook announced that one billion people used the service on Monday. The sheer size of Facebook's active user base is much larger than any other social network, and the news proves that Facebook is continuing to grow. The announcement was made by founder Mark Zuckerberg in a Facebook post. Here is the entire contents...