For the first time, local user numbers are communicated. CEO of the company Kevin Systrom: "We are constantly inspired by Italian creativity"
We like to photograph a lot. Share, even more: in Italy there are 9 million Instagram users. Word of Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder (with Mike Krieger) of the application, yesterday in Milan to follow the fashion week.
Worldwide, Instagram is used by more than 400 million people every month: 25% in the United States and 75% in other countries. The global community shares more than 80 million photos and videos every day.
The top 5 of the most followed profiles in Italy sees Mariano Di Vaio in first position, followed on the podium by Mario Balotellie Alvaro Morata. Fourth position for Valentino Rossi, fifth for Melissa Satta. Instagram also identified which were the first active users on the platform, our pioneers: _marya_, Brahmino, ericafirpo, saverome, camilavalentine, ikhals, cucinadigitale, andrea_valeriani and hypoison.
We are constantly inspired by the creativity of Italians on Instagram ",Kevin Systrom commented: “The images posted by the local community are appreciated all over the world as they offer a personal look at the beauty and culture of Italy. The richest global Instagram community thanks to their contribution.