It’s been an unusually strong week for video and social media data points, especially if you are Facebook Inc. Check out the eight stats that grabbed our attention in recent days:
1. Imitation works
Instagram has been relentlessly copying Snapchat’s video features in recent months, and that strategy appears to have worked. Instagram said it now has 200 million people using its Snapchat-like Stories feature on a daily basis. So that feature alone on the Facebook-owned platform is more popular than Snapchat’s app, which has 158 million daily users.