What the Hell is Instagram & what’s the Buzz all about?
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that was launched in October 2010 and lets its users take photographs, apply the inbuilt set of filters, share it to all the popular Social networking websites or Instagram’s own social platform. Instagram is now supported by all the major mobile OS like iPhone, Android etc.
The biggest buzz about Instagram started when Facebook acquired the company (of 13 employees) for a whooping sum of 1 Billion USD in cash and stock in the month of April 2012.
Instagram announced that 100 million photos had been uploaded to its service as of July 2011. This total reached 150 million in August 2011.
Instagram announced that more than 150 million photos have been uploaded to their network as of August 2011 and now I guess the count has exponentially risen a multiple times more. Instagram’s new Android version in Google Play crossed more than one million downloads within 12 hours.
Now why is Instagram so special and so different?
In fact there are several reasons to call Instagram AWESOME! And the main reason was the set of amazing filters, the simplicity, the clean interface, the bridge to all social networks and most importantly – No words are spoken there, everything expressed through awesome images!
Nowadays there are new terms coined on Instagram like InstaUniverse and InstaCelebs! Its so very true that many people become celebrities and get recognized because of their Instagram follower count and popularity. If you really want to learn what the InstaCraze is all about, go download the app and get the feel.