Instagram Now Has More Than 1 Million Monthly Advertisers and 8 Million Business Profiles

The app's users will soon book services directly via business profiles

The popular visuals platform has hit another milestone. Instagram

Advertising on Instagram has exploded, with the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network reporting that it now tallies more than 1 million monthly advertisers, five times more than the 200,000 it had at the same time in 2016.

@9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.