Instagram Now Has 2 Million Advertisers Following Explosive Growth During the Last 18 Months

Its customer list has grown 900% since early 2016

The image-focused social app appears to be killing it among marketers. Sources: Instagram

For over a year, Instagram has been pushing the idea that small businesses represent a big potential growth area for its advertising business. For instance, that was the thrust of the message conveyed by former Instagram global head of business and brand development James Quarles (who since has moved on to lead Strava) at Cannes 2016.

@Chris_Heine Christopher Heine is a New York-based editor and writer.