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Look at This! We're Uploading and Sharing a Staggering 1.8 Billion Photos a Day.

Courtesy of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat. Which one of these things is not like the other?


Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is packed with all kinds of jaw-dropping statistics. But even by her standards, this one pops out: Web and app users are sharing and uploading 1.8 billion photos a day.

Or in other words — here’s why Facebook, which used to be the world’s biggest photo-sharing service, bought Instagram, is buying WhatsApp, and (still) wants to buy Snapchat:

1.8 Billion Photos Uploaded and Shared Every Day

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