Instagram: A Social Media Success
The cool thing about Instagram is that it allows you to share your photos may it be a photo of some scenic views, selfies, portraits, food and basically whatever photos you want to share in this app. There are a lot of people who likes taking photo shoots just to post in the Instagram account.
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.
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. Because of twitter and Facebook has the most connection to facebook, it cause a rumor to be a powerful buyer.
There are a lot of reasons why many people like to use and spend time on time on Instagram daily. First is Instagram is just basically fun. The story, the processing of photos, adding captions to your photos to posting it is just exciting. Other people make use of Instagram in their business. Since online shopping is a booming market nowadays, many business people use Instagram as means to advertise their products.