Photo Sharing Sites: Unique Visitors (2012)

Curious about photo sharing website traffic?

These images provide data on unique visitors, courtesy of GraphBuzz, and active users from AppStats.

ApStats - Twitter and Instagram

AppStats data suggests active users on Instagram has plummeted since the controversy about its terms of service change.

More about the December dust up.

Micro Photo Sharing Sites

After Facebook bought Instagram in April 2012, its traffic skyrocketed It is now the largest photosharing site in terms of unique visitors.


Micro-sites Twitpic, MobyPicture and yFrog saw unique visitors decline in 2012.


Combined, Twitter, Tumblr and Posterous still do not match Facebook’s unique visitor numbers.


The big three: Google, Facebook and Twitter. The statistics do not differentiate between Google search and GooglePlus.

Sites profiled

  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Google
  • Imgur
  • Instagram
  • Lockerz
  • MobyPicture
  • PhotoBucket
  • Posterous
  • Tumblr
  • Twitpic
  • Twitter
  • yFrong

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