They say a picture is worth a thousand words — and boy did Instragram’s servers have a colossal amount of words to deal with on Thursday. Via its blog, the Facebook-owned picture sharing service announced that, on Thanksgiving Day, more than 10 million holiday-related images were shared on the social network, which saw peak hour come in at around 12:00pm Pacific time with over 200 filter-packed (no filter, in some cases) images per second being Instagrammed. Read the full story at Engadget.
About Shelly Palmer
Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is Managing Partner at Palmer Advanced Media, a technology-focused strategic advisory practice that helps Fortune 500 companies and growth-stage companies with digital strategy, data science, marketing, branding, and business development. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.
Like it? Tweet it.
"Instaturkey: Instagram hits all-time high, over 10 million pictures shared on #Thanksgiving Day" by @ShellyPalmer
600,000 subscribers and counting...
We write a daily newsletter featuring current events and the top stories in technology, media, marketing and entertainment.Subscribe