NEW YORK TIMES - Dec 21 - Instagram has ~ 800M users worldwide who engage with the app at least once a month. Of those, 300M use Instagram Stories every day. Some of them use Instagram as a supplemental match-making tool. Instagram provide a visually driven collage of our life, a way of expressing interest through likes and comments, and connecting in the form of a private chat. And though Instagram can offer more depth than an abbreviated Tinder or Bumble or Grindr profile, it is still a curated highlight reel.