We’ve long been a fan of tweeted pics from space, courtesy of astronauts and the Curiosity rover. And starting today, we’ll have even more cool space images via NASA’s brand new Instagram account.
Photo-sharing app Instagram acquired Luma, an HD video creation app, likely to add more professional features to its existing video product.
Sure, San Francisco is one of the top American cities for social media jobs. And New York is hot for Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and LinkedIn marketers.
But some of the cities on the list might surprise you.
VentureBeat has learned that under-the-radar video-based social network, which just hit 58 million users, is currently raising a massive $100 million round of financing.
Vine lets you take six-second videos and post them. Instagram gives you 15 seconds. But a new video app lets you take videos, edit them, combine them, and share them in chunks of any length — up to an hour.
Ferris automatically connects user-generated video clips based on user, location, date and time, hashtag, and category to create a single stream of any given experience.
Meet the top 20 Instagrammers in the world, who were selected for the first talent agency for mobile photographers.
Editor’s Pick The most influential Instagram artists are eking out partnerships with brands, and making thousands of dollars in a day.
“We are the complete marketing suite for visual interest-based social networks,” Piqora CEO Sharad Verma told me yesterday. “We’re the only company that provides a unified dashboard for Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr.”
“Share your best aerial pictures and let’s build a world map of our Earth with a bird’s eye view,” Dupin urges potential contributors.
Guest Post Simply put, if you want to really engage consumers, you’ve got to run a content-driven campaign and you’ve got to get that content to a large audience precisely when and where they want them the most.
Guest Post I’ve been exploring Instagram’s new video product for the last several days. I consider it the most significant move from Facebook since Facebook bought Instagram more than a year ago.
To this point, the billion-dollar Instagram acquisition has not returned any revenue back to Facebook. That could be about to change.
Instagram announced that it has added 30 million users in the last nine months, and those users are “liking” 1 billion photos a month.
With filters and camera stabilization, your whole boring life will look like it was shot by a pro with a dolly.
Guest Post Here’s how Instagram’s new face tagging could be a killer resource for brands.
Just like in Facebook, you can now tag faces in Instagram photos. Of course, it’s not just for adding other people’s usernames to your own pics; you’ll also get to see pics people are tagging you in.
This VB Store limited time offer from Casetagram will net you a personalized iPhone 5 case, along with a free screen protector and free shipping for just $39!
After only one year, Instagram’s Android app has grown to account for almost half of the photo sharing app’s 100 million users, the company announced today.
“Seventy-one percent of consumers say they post hashtags from their mobile devices,” RadiumOne VP Kamal Kaur told me yesterday. “I’ve even caught myself hashtagging in my emails.”
The photo-sharing service has gained 10 million users in the past month alone. Here’s what Instagram founder Kevin Systrom has to say about it.
Private company research firm Privco has ranked the top 20 merger and acquisitions of the top 20 technology VC firms of 2012, including Ancestry.com’s $1.6 billion sale to private equity firm Permira and other top tech acquisitions such as Yammer, Meebo, Instagram, and NextG networks.
A picture might indeed be worth a thousand words as visual social networks Pinterest and Instagram continue to grow. But how do analytics change when photos say more than text?
Sponsored Post With this VentureBeat offer, you can take your memories from Instagram to over the mantle with Instacanvas — and for only $28.
SnapChat secures a hefty investment from Benchmark Capital to support the viral growth of its now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t photo sharing app.
Facebook causes Americans more stress than any other social network. But it’s also the network with the most positive effect on our moods.
Will.I.Am wants kids to stop dreaming of being a rapper and start dreaming of being a technologist.
Editor’s Pick “When I first saw a thinspiration blog, all I wanted to do was get it shut down. Then I saw how much my friends were getting from it. This wasn’t my battle; it was theirs.”
To silence reporters and critics who cried foul over Instagram’s recent terms of service changes, Instagram has released some monthly traffic analytics for the first time in the service’s history.
Photo sharing social network Instagram has created a new site in anticipation for the lots of photos people will be taking during their New Year’s Eve celebrations tonight.
This was Facebook’s year, with 1 billion users and an IPO. For many of the its first employees, it was the stuff dreams are made of — until reality set in.
Editor’s Pick Instagram v. Twitter! Yahoo v. Google! Can’t we all just get along? No. No, we cannot. Besides, it’s more amusing this way.
Instagram may have lost about 25 percent of its daily active users since people started revolting over a questionable terms of service change.
With outlandish lawsuits, a botched IPO, and a detailed social record of historic world events, 2012 will be remembered as a year of extreme highs and lows in social media. Here are the top 10 social stories that defined the year.
Last week’s terms of service change by social photo sharing site Instagram has caused at least one user to lash out with more than just words — taking her protest to court.
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Ending a rocky week on a high note, Instagram released new and improved versions of its applications for iPhone and Android.
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom played a dicey game of semantics in order to expedite the close of the deal between his company and Facebook.
You may not be able to get Instagram photos inside Twitter, but at least now you can have them on your iPad. And your TV. With music. And … in a slideshow.