Instagram had a big year with monthly active users now exceeding 150 million, and the social network took a look back at the biggest moments of 2013.
In March, Pope Francis replaced Pope Benedict XVI.
Egyptians marched against President Morsi who was removed from his position.
Joe McNally took a photo while atop the Burj Khalifa, the World’s tallest building.
Thousands of Californians gathered as the Supreme Court ruled on, and eventually passed same-sex marriage.
Robin May and Matthew Jay got married after originally meeting on Instagram.
Typically not allowed to enter, North Korea invited journalists to the country.
Russia and The White House saw their first ever “InstaMeet.”
Prince George was born, and Kim Kardashian posted a photo of North West.
First Lady Michelle Obama joins the #ThrowbackThursday trend.
Kobe Bryant had surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon, and recorded an Instagram video of his first steps.
People of the Philippines are still dealing with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
San Francisco turned into Gotham City for one day to support a five-year-old’s wish to become Batman.
Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5, and many gathered to remember his legacy.
Over the weekend, Instagram published the top 10 photographed locations of 2013, and this year the Siam Paragon shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand took the number one spot.