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.
Another feature of Instagram is that it has a lot of filters you can choose from. Some of the filters you can make use of in instagram are clarendon, gingham, moon, lark and juno. You can also edit your photo further in the application. It has editing features like crop, shadows, warmth, tint and grain which enables you to enhance your photo to your best desired output.
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.
Another feature that Instagram developed is the Instagram story which you can have your followers see what is going on with your day for the past 24 hours hours. The story will only allow your photos or videos for only 24 hours. Which can be a really great feature if you wish if your wish to always update but you do not want to keep on uploading and posting photos and videos in your feed? Another is the Instagram Live. This feature enables a live video broadcasting which then disappears right when you end it.
Because of its features that made many users to utilize it, in a short span of time Instagram made itself part of the biggest social networking communities. It has over 40 million sign up users which makes it really great achievement in regard to the time it started.
The users of Instagram has gone across the board. There are 1 billion images downloaded which is basically 6 million per day. The likes of a photo can even have at least 600 like and 85 comments.
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. Since intagram can be linked to other social media accounts, it has the most connection to twitter and Facebook which rumoured it as a powerful buyer.”
All the features of Instagram made itself to be one of the most visited app daily. People and users on Instagram get entertained by just scrolling down of many other users photos to posting their own photos. It can even be beneficial many aspects. Many businessmen also make use of Instagram in advertising. Many photographers like to show off their skills on Instagram. Which can be really great.