It was rumored that Facebook has been working on a program to rival Snapchat. Given the name “Slingshot,” the program in question is a video messaging app; this is one of the two prominent features that Snapchat boasts, the other being photo sharing. As of this point, “Slingshot” is nothing but a rumor, though the idea of it being made a reality is an interesting one, especially if it means that both Facebook and Snapchat will work harder to draw in audiences.
Here is my monthly, running tally of how many people are using some of the top social media, services and mobile apps updated for July 2014 (the best I could find, at least).
This month, I updated a number of listings including Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Twitter, LinkedIn, WeChat, WhatsApp, Evernote, Dropbox, Prezi, Line and many others. I also added over 80 new listings this time around.
Instagram has quickly gone from a trendy iOS-only app, to a massive social network with Android and web presence. Instagram hasn’t shown any sign of slowing down, and with Facebook’s pocketbook behind it now, its growth will surly continue. Here is a comprehensive list of all of the Instagram statistics and facts that you need to know.Updated for July 2014.