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Statistically Speaking

Instagram is a mobile photo sharing application that allows users to upload pictures, apply digital filters to them, and share them with the world. It is currently supported on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android camera phones. Last Monday, Facebook purchased Instagram, in an unprecedented business maneuver costing roughly one quarter of Facebook’s on-hand money. Here are some facts about Instagram:

17: The number of months Instagram has been live

13: The number of Instagram employees

30 million: The number of active Instagram accounts as of this month

$1 billion: The price at which Facebook purchased Instagram

Sources: nytimes.com, instagr.am, and blog.instagram.com