Google Photos Reaches 1 Billion Users

Google Photos Reaches 1 Billion Users

Google Photos was released at I/O 2015, just over 4 years ago. The company confirmed this week that the popular photo sharing and storage service now has over 1 Billion users. While this may sound arbitrary, here are a few facts to put it in perspective. Gmail took 12 years to reach 1 Billion users. Facebook and Instagram each took about 8 years to achieve a user base that large. So, it is a pretty remarkable accomplishment.

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