How Snapchat Became a Social Media Unicorn (Infographics)

Only 5 percent of the fast-growing, high-valuation startups are social, and Snapchat is at the very top.

Snapchat has been a disruptive force in social media, with many competitors trying to offer similar features as users flock to the service. Snapchat also seems to be on the verge of going mainstream. Data from Alexa examines Snapchat’s ascent and how “unicorn startups” are changing.