Is a photo sharing app that lets users take photos, apply digital filters, and share them with various social networking services, including Instagram’s own. One unique feature in Instagram is cutting photos into square shapes, so it looks like the results of Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid cameras. This is in contrast to the 4: 3 aspect ratio commonly used by cameras on mobile equipment.

Instagram can be used on any iPhone, iPad\ or iPod Touch with the latest iOS 3.1.2 operating system and any Android camera phone with the latest 2.2 (Froyo) operating system. This app is spread through the Apple App Store and Google Play.

On April 9, 2012, it was announced that Facebook agreed to take Instagram for $ 1 billion.

Established in 2010 the company Burbn, Inc., is a startup technology focused solely on developing applications for mobile phones. At first Burbn, Inc. Itself has too much focus in HTML5 mobile, but both CEOs, Kevin Systrom and also Mike Krieger, decided to focus on one thing only.

After a week they try to make a good idea, in the end they make a first version of Burbn, but inside there are still some things that are not perfect. The final version of Burbn is an app that can be used inside the iPhone, which is too much with features. It’s hard for Kevin Systrom and Mike Krriege to reduce the features, and start over, but eventually they just focus on the photos, comments, and also the ability to like a photo. That’s what Instagram eventually became

Instagram History:The name of instagram comes from the understanding of the whole function of this application. The word “insta” comes from the word “instant”, like a polaroid camera that in its time is better known as “instant photo”. Instagram can also display photos instantly, like polaroid inside its appearance. As for the word “gram” comes from the word “telegram”, where the workings of telegram itself is to send information to others quickly. Same case with Instagram that can upload photos by using the internet network, so the information to be conveyed can be received quickly. That’s why Instagram comes from instant-telegram.The social system inside Instagram is to be following other user accounts, or have Instagram followers. Thus communication between fellow users Instagram itself can be established by giving a sign like and also comment on photos that have been uploaded by other users. Followers also become one of the important elements, where the number of likes of followers strongly influences whether the photo can be a popular photo or not. To find friends in Instagram. Also can use their friends who also use Instagram through social networks like Twitter and also Facebook.

Excess Instagram:1. Beautify our photos

2. Can menshare photos

3. Market your product or sell online

4. Instagram also develops InstaMessage, a chat feature among Instagram users

Shortcomings Instagram:

1. Videos that we upload only about duration

2. Because the smartphone-based, the photos on display Instagram small and often not seen clearly

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