Instagram Hits 300M Users, Adds Verified Users and Deletes Spam Accounts

Instagram’s CEO took to the company’s blog today, announcing they have reached 300 million users. Quite the impressive number after just 4 years, and it continues to grow.

To keep up with the times, IG announced today that starting this week, verified users will receive a special badge by their name, much like you see on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ pages. This will help when filtering out fake profiles.  (more…)