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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 is that instagram has a lot of filters you can use for your photo. You can have it edited in the app for any further improvements. You can edit the brightness, the level of contrast and the shadows to enhance the photos you want to upload and share to your friends.

Instagram application has also options for you to add a caption. You can even tag your friends or followers in the photo. Your photo can also be shared on other social media accounts if you wish to.

Now, more and more features is added to Instagram which more people engage to it. One feature recently developed in the app is the Instagram Story. You may post a photo or video that will be disappearing in 24 hours. This is really great if you want to have constant updates in your instagram accounts without bombarding your feed with many photos and videos. The most recent addition is the ‘Live Story’. From the word it is a live broadcasting that will also disappear instantly once you end the live.

Instagram is now one the largest social network community with over 40 million sign up users. It allows you to follow your friends, like the photos and leave comments on them.

In Instgram, there are about 6 million photos downloaded a day, which basically means to a 1 billion download a year. One photo can even reach even more than 600 likes per second and 85 comments per second. This is amazing facts only concludes that the users of Instagram is very high.

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. Since intagram can be linked to other social media accounts, it has the most connection to twitter and Facebook which rumoured it as 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.