You can change the look of a photo with a filter, you can add a location and a hashtag, and soon Instagram users will be able “tag.”
To understand where teens like to spend their virtual time nowadways, just watch them on their smartphones. Their world revolves around Instagram, the application adults mistook for an elevated photography service, and other apps decidely less old-fashioned than Mark Zuckerberg’s kingdom.
Remember when the best way to keep your kids safe on the internet was to make sure the computer was in a common area? Now, kids can carry the Internet in their pockets and keep moving to social networks many parents don’t even know about. So, how can parents keep up?
Instagram apologized to its users today, saying it will “remove” language from its legal terms that would have let it sell users’ photos or use them in advertisements.
Instagram said today that it has the perpetual right to sell users’ photographs without payment or notification, a dramatic policy shift that quickly sparked a public outcry.
Twitter users may have noticed a change when it comes to their Instagram photos because the pictures can no longer be viewed on Twitter. Instead, a link will now redirect users to Instagram’s website.
Twitter appears poised to take on Instagram directly by offering sets of photo filters through its mobile apps, according to a report in The New York Times.
With Facebook’s purchase of Instagram officially closed, the social network giant welcomed the photo-network’s community today.
If you run a service with “Insta” in the name, it’s never good to be out of service. After hours of error messages, the photo-sharing service Instagram was restored for most users Saturday.