Dronestagram has received much ongoing attention online, gathering thousands of followers across each network in its first week. It has been featured by English-language and foreign media including the Verge, New Statesman, Wired, Vice, the Guardian (online and in print), the Atlantic, the Daily Mail, Russia Television (RT) and many others.
Dronestagram was awarded an Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica 2013.
In 2014, Dronestagram won the Media Prize at the Japan Media Arts Festival. As of March 2014, it has more than 10,000 followers on Instagram, and many more across other social media networks.