Since its launch in October 2010, Instagram’s footprint has permeated the virtual landscape, creating headlines, spawning viral campaigns, establishing trends, getting folks arrested, and, of course, reaffirming our most base human desire for acceptance. A recent poll
suggested that 51% of 2014 high school graduates use Instagram daily.
Denying the ascent of Instagram — it now boasts nearly 200 million monthly users
— would be like denying the use of sports-enhancing drugs if you happened to be Lance Armstrong. Ahead, we decided to delve into the underbelly of Instagram to suss out 30 of the biggest moments so far on this nearly four-year-old social app.