Just days after the launch of an Android version of the photo-sharing app, Instagram, which Facebook recently acquired for $1 billion, malware disguised as Instagram has hit the market, targeting Android users.
on 04/22/2012 – Made popular on 04/22/2012
The sensation that is Instagram has iOS as well as Android users snapping pictures and sharing them like never before. There’s no question that with the millions of users on the platform as well as the simple workflow, Instagram is a winner. But does that mean Instagram is the best game in town? Maybe not.
Instagram, the popular photography and social networking app for the iPhone, with a whopping 27 million iOS users, recently became available for Android. Around 5 million Android users reportedly signed up for the app in the first few days of the Android release. Then social network Facebook offered $1 billion for the company. What's going on?
Bug In New Instagram Photo Map Exposes Your Private Pictures To Android Users Yesterday, Instagram launched version three. of their iOS and Android app. Along with some new UI improvements, the coolest factor about the update is the new Photo Maps function which permits users to organize photos by way of geo-location information to supply [...]
Instagram Director of Business Operations Emily White told the Wall Street Journal that Instagram will begin selling ads within the next year. Are users ready?
White comes to Instagram from Facebook, and has been tasked with turning the revenue-free Instagram into a moneymaker for Facebook, which purchased the photo-sharing app in April 2012.
A number of Instagram users are currently reporting difficulty accessing the popular photo-sharing service both on the web and mobile versions of the app. At 3:37 pm Pacific Time this afternoon, Instagram confirmed the outage in a Tweet citing “system issues”:
We're currently having system issues. We are aware of the problem and are working hard to resolve it.
Just in case you cannot install Instagram 1.1.1 from Google Play, you can download the Instagram 1.1.1 apk file and install to your Android phone easily. The new version of Instagram for Android has been released few days ago. If you are still using Instagram 1.1.0, upgrade to this new version would be a benefit. [...]
As you may have already figured out, Instagram has launched private messaging this month, calling it Instagram Direct.
It lets users send a photo up to 15 people without publicly broadcasting that photo to their entire following.
As great as the allure of its filters may be, Facebook didn’t spend $1 billion on Instagram for its digital photo effects. No, it was because Instagram was mobile-first, growing like a weed, had just launched on Android, and because it had created (with a small team) the first good-looking, mobile-centric social network for photos — location-tagged photos to boot.