According to Bloomberg Intelligence estimation in June 2018, the valuation of Instagram is 100 times greater than the $1 billion Facebook paid for the photo-sharing platform in 2012.
|Source||Facebook, Bloomberg Intelligence, Citigroup|
It is important to note that photo-sharing platform was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion. Soon after acquisition, it emerged as the most favourite social media app for youngsters. The number of monthly active Instagram users also increased from just 50 million in May 2012 to 150 million in November 2013.
In December 2014, Citigroup analysts estimated Instagram worth $35 billion.
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