Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Fashionistas rejoice — Keep is making Instagram shoppable.
Welcome to Instagram, Windows Phone owners. We can’t wait to see what your dessert looks like today.
If you’re trying to produce likable, shareable Instagram images, you’d better share blueish images with a lot of background, texture, and light. And stay away from red.
Photo-sharing apps tend to go one of two ways — they gain millions upon millions of users and soar past billion dollar valuations, or they die quiet deaths. Which will Shuttersong be?
Guest Post This is why Vine didn’t, and won’t, die.
Instagram released its first advertisement today, and it’s a fairly pretty picture of a Michael Kors watch.
GE, BMW, and even Martha Stewart aren’t above cuttin’ up a bit on All Hallows’ Eve.
The age of an ad-free Instagram is just about over.
Instagram turns 3 years old on Monday, and your dessert has never looked better.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
“Twitter has the most reach in developing countries, where iPhone usage is sparse,” an Onavo representative told me. “As iPhone usage becomes ubiquitous, as in the US and Western Europe, the actual number of Twitter users increases, but is a smaller proportion of the overall iPhone population.”
All good things must come to an end — including your beloved ad-free Instagram.
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.
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.
About a month after Instagram added video in a response to Vine, the service is now one-upping Vine with the ability to import previously shot videos into the app.
“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.”
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.
Photo-sharing powerhouse Instagram has added embedding photos and videos on other sites, a sign it wants more of its content shared around the web.
App Annie released its May apps index this morning– all apps minus games — and the giants are doing well: Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Facebook are well-represented on the top publisher lists. But there’s also some surprises, and some new entrants to the most-downloaded and highest-grossing app leader lists on iOS and Google Play.
Instagram, it turns out, shares in … not out.
To this point, the billion-dollar Instagram acquisition has not returned any revenue back to Facebook. That could be about to change.
Sol Lipman, the cofounder of 12seconds, Rally Up, and Tomfoolery, says Instagram’s hasty addition of video is a serious mistake.
Sure, it’s Pinterest-ic and Tumblr-y. But if you love images and imagery, the new Flickr displays photos immeasurably better that the previous iteration.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
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!
“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.”
Who cares if they actually build it? This concept for a Polaroid camera looks exactly like the Instagram icon, and that makes us want it.
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?
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Popular photo-sharing service Instagram has finally brought users’ feeds of filtered photos from mobile apps to the web.
Facebook causes Americans more stress than any other social network. But it’s also the network with the most positive effect on our moods.
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.
Polaroid is trying to regain relevance by opening a number of retail stores this year that allow you to upload, edit, and print photos from your social networks, camera, and phone.
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.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here’s our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
Instagram may have lost about 25 percent of its daily active users since people started revolting over a questionable terms of service change.
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.
Ending a rocky week on a high note, Instagram released new and improved versions of its applications for iPhone and Android.
If you don’t like the way social networks try to own your data, but you’re not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here’s how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.