Exactly two years ago today, Instagram launched Stories, its 24 hour ephemeral photo and video feature.
While Stories was initially criticized for being a “copycat” of Snapchat, Instagram is using this two-year anniversary to celebrate how much the feature has grown since.
In an infographic, Instagram laid down a specific timeline of all of the new additions that have come to the Stories feature:
It’s important to note that the ‘Music in Stories’ feature mentioned in the graphic is currently not available in Canada.
Instagram also took the opportunity to reiterate that it has reached 400 million daily Stories users worldwide. In comparison, Snapchat has under 200 million daily users.