Instagram started experimenting with advertising recently. It is only following what its members have already started doing – embedding commercial messages into instagrams they share. It might pose an interesting challenge for the photo network.
Instagram says it has 150 million users and it signed up about 50 million users in past six months. The company is benefitting from the sharp increase in smartphone penetration, especially overseas where Android juggernaut has caught full momentum. Nearly 60% of its users are overseas.
What does the future look like for Hipstamatic, the original darling of mobile photo shutterbugs eclipsed by Instagram? It’s embracing the social nature of the photo wars with Oggl, a new app.
Instagram announced Tuesday that it’s now hit 100 million monthly active users, a stat that puts it just behind Google+ and Twitter and shows that it hasn’t lost momentum even after a terms of service debate that left some people threatening to quit.
Facebook has expanded further to a desktop web presensce on Tuesday with the launch of a feed allowing users to like and comment on photos from their followers. But looking to start uploading Instagram photos from your computer? Think again — that process remains mobile.
When it comes to social video, plenty of people have tried to nail it, but no one’s really succeeded so far. Vine could come closest to making videos easy to upload and share, but will it be the answer to video’s obstacles?
Instagram announced in a blog post Thursday afternoon that it would be entirely reverting to the language from its original terms of service in regards to advertising, following several days of concern from users over the updated language in its terms of service.
On this week’s episode of the podcast, we look at how Instgram flipped Twitter the bird and what that means for both services, what new content deals from Netflix and Amazon mean for your kids and finally, is Google adding a layer on top of iOS?
With more than 100 million registered users now signed up for Instagram, the company is taking a big step forward with profiles for users on the web, available to anyone with public profiles to share, view, comment and like their images across the web.
Being a cynical optimist by nature, whenever I fall head over heels in love (no, not in the romantic sense) with a product, and the startup and the founder(s), I know that startup/product is going to be a winner. The Instagram-Facebook deal is decent testimony.
A sharp uptick in the sales of Apple’s iPhone 4S along with the status of “top app of 2011” has turned this to be a year to remember for San Francisco-based startup, Instagram. The company saw a spike in new users and photo-sharing activity.
We are hosting the fourth edition of our Mobilize: The Internet Conference in San Francisco next week. I will be chatting with folks from Twitter, Instagram, Flipboard, Pandora, Square and T-Mobile USA. We are talking about “what’s next” for mobile. Hope to see you there.
Vlix, a mobile video sharing app that adds Instagram-like filters is joining a long line of start-ups and apps that are trying to do precisely the same thing. To bad, none of these apps aping Instagram know what really matters to the app users.
Thanks to celebrities and its excellent usability and engagement techniques, Instagram, one of my favorite iPhone-based photo sharing apps has crossed another milestone — 150 million photos shared. Less than a year old, the service now has over 7 million users who share 15 photos per second.
100 Cameras in 1, a photo app created by Stuck in Customs, can now export photos directly to Instagram, the first app to do so. If more apps export to Instagram, the upstart photo network could become the center of the iPhone mobile photo experience.