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It’s the pictures, stupid . That’s basically what the people at Facebook will tell you when it comes to the most important part of the social network.
Your Instagram photos are about to get even more personal.
Amid pie-baking and setting the table, Instagram users paused to snap and share images to the mobile photo-sharing service, breaking usage records. In a blog post Friday morning, Instagram said that more than 10 million photos mentioning "Thanksgiving" and other related terms were shared to the network on Thursday.
Facebook today proposed changes to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that will allow the company to share information with affiliates like Instagram and put an end to site governance voting, among other more minor changes. New language about “affiliates” has been added to the Data Use Policy to cover Facebook’s relationship with Instagram, which it acquired this year.
More than half of the world’s top brands are now active on Instagram according to a new report from SimplyMeasured. Those brands are active and attracting followers, too. 20% of brands on Instagram have more than 10,000 followers, and 18% have more than 20,000 followers.
By Miri Thomas | Publication date: 08/02/2012 | Category: News
Getty Curve , a subsidiary of Getty Image s, is holding an event about how brands are using mobile photography in London this Thursday. Richard Gray , who gave a presentation about mobile photography at the Instagramers Torrevieja conference in May, will be speaking at the event.
People love to Instagram their food while wining and dining. Comodo, a new latin american restaurant in NYC transforms the love for sharing food photos into the first ever Instagram Menu .
Because we are all human beings in social media and online, with exception of bots, we are all very visual. We have a need to visualize what we read and process the text under the proper context of its meaning. Think about it… We process information primarily visually, then use text to get the deeper detail.
Mobile photo sharing is now a part of our future and is one of the fastest growing social media trends of the last few years.
The fact is, if you make a consumer Internet app that people actually use, you’re probably raising venture capital right now. So we try not to write about every funding round that’s in the works. But some deserve the attention: It looks like Instagram is close to wrapping up a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital, according to several sources close to the situation.
Facebook Acquires Itself originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider There’s no way you missed this week’s tech news: Facebook spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing application sensation. This may be a factually accurate description, but it misses the heart of the story.
Less than two months after announcing its plans to acquire photo app company Instagram for $1 billion , Facebook has released an iOS app that looks and functions almost identically to Instagram's. Facebook Camera, which is now available in the App Store for free, sincerely improves upon the photo capabilities offered by Facebook's primary app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Like Instagram, your friends' latest photos are displayed in a single scrolling feed.