Instagram: A Social Media Success
Instagram is a phone application or any device like tables, iPads and so on that allows you to share your photos to your friends or anyone that follows. It can be really fun and entertaining which makes it one great past time for many.
The great thing about this application is that you can edit the photos you want to upload right with application. You can have your photo sized in square or however you want it. You can increase the intensity of the contrast and shadows. You can also add brightness if your photo is little dark. You can have your photo look a little sharper with its sharpening tool. Aside from these manual editing tools, you can also opt to use Instagram’s filters. They have variety of filters you can use to choose from depending on the mood you want. Posting photos on Instagram makes it a whole lot more entertaining and fun with the process of editing and choosing filters as a whole.
Another feature of the Instagramapp is that it allows you to have you friends tagged in the photo you shared. Photos with captions will be cuter too. Instagram also gives the option having captions and you also can include having ‘hashtags’. If your do not know what ‘hashtag’ means, it is simply a word preceded by a hash sign “#” that will used to identify and proceed to a whole lot of photos in application with similar photos or topic. Your friends can even leave a comment on your photo send you a ‘DM’ or direct message. Another is, it also allows you to share your photo to your other social media sites if you want to.
Instagram Story is one new feature in the Instagram application. With this feature, you can add photo and video that will last for only 24 hours. You can also see who views your story. Another is the Instagram Live, which allows a live video broadcasting that will also disappear immediately once you end it.
Intstagram application has now become one of the biggest social media community that entails a 40 million users.
In Instgram, there are about 6 million photos downloaded a day, which basically means to a 1 billion download a year. One photo can even reach even more than 600 likes per second and 85 comments per second. This is amazing facts only concludes that the users of Instagram is very high.
On December 21 in 2010, Instagram reached 1.5 million download that made it hold the record for a quick application to reach that high. Because of twitter and Facebook has the most connection to facebook, it cause a rumor to be a powerful buyer.
Instagram has been part of the entertainment for many people daily. Some who are photography enthusiasts showcase their talents by posting their photos on Instagram. Some even make use of it as part of their advertising and marketing strategy. Others use it just to have have fun and share their activities to their friends.
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