Short Course on Media – What You Should Know

A Closer Look On Instagram

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.

The great thing about this application is that you can edit the photos you want to upload right with application. You can have your photo sized in square or however you want it. You can increase the intensity of the contrast and shadows. You can also add brightness if your photo is little dark. You can have your photo look a little sharper with its sharpening tool. Aside from these manual editing tools, you can also opt to use Instagram’s filters. They have variety of filters you can use to choose from depending on the mood you want. Posting photos on Instagram makes it a whole lot more entertaining and fun with the process of editing and choosing filters as a whole.

Another feature of the Instagramapp is that it allows you to have you friends tagged in the photo you shared. Photos with captions will be cuter too. Instagram also gives the option having captions and you also can include having ‘hashtags’. If your do not know what ‘hashtag’ means, it is simply a word preceded by a hash sign “#” that will used to identify and proceed to a whole lot of photos in application with similar photos or topic. Your friends can even leave a comment on your photo send you a ‘DM’ or direct message. Another is, it also allows you to share your photo to your other social media sites if you want to.

Another feature that Instagram developed is the Instagram story which you can have your followers see what is going on with your day for the past 24 hours hours. The story will only allow your photos or videos for only 24 hours. Which can be a really great feature if you wish if your wish to always update but you do not want to keep on uploading and posting photos and videos in your feed? Another is the Instagram Live. This feature enables a live video broadcasting which then disappears right when you end it.

Because of its features that made many users to utilize it, in a short span of time Instagram made itself part of the biggest social networking communities. It has over 40 million sign up users which makes it really great achievement in regard to the time it started.

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. facebook and twitter make the most connections to Instagram which cause a rumor of a powerful buyer.

Instagram has been part of the entertainment for many people daily. Some who are photography enthusiasts showcase their talents by posting their photos on Instagram. Some even make use of it as part of their advertising and marketing strategy. Others use it just to have have fun and share their activities to their friends.