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Instagram: A Social Media Success

Instagram has been largely part of everyday entertainment of many people. It enables you to share your photos with your friends or “followers “.

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.

Now, more and more features is added to Instagram which more people engage to it. One feature recently developed in the app is the Instagram Story. You may post a photo or video that will be disappearing in 24 hours. This is really great if you want to have constant updates in your instagram accounts without bombarding your feed with many photos and videos. The most recent addition is the ‘Live Story’. From the word it is a live broadcasting that will also disappear instantly once you end the live.

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.

Each day, there are 6 million downloaded photos which sums to about to roughly 1 billion. The uses of Instagram on a daily basis is also very high that photos can have up about 600 likes per second 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. facebook and twitter make the most connections to Instagram which cause a rumor of 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.