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Instagram Opens Android Sign-Ups, Be the First in Line

If taking pictures and then acting like a legitimate photographer by splashing filters across them is your thing, be sure to sign-up for Instagram on Android. We still do not know the exact date for release, but the makers of one of the most popular iOS apps of all time have told us that it is coming “soon” and could be better on our favorite platform than the other. Have you changed your mind on Instagram? Our poll has left us feeling that Android enthusiasts aren’t all that excited about hipster filters.

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  • Kerrythebeast

    Its Hard to be self richeous, when you don’t have gods gift to technology; because those other phones are not for me I’m creative and I need it to just work

  • Kerrythebeast

    I’m not stoked for it to be on Play but it will be nice to use my old account again and share with friends and hey if it happens to be better than the other app sweet. I won’t be standing out side the gates to get get it on release date

  • HornKirsten14

    my co-worker’s mother brought in $20235 the prior week. she is making cash on the internet and got a $574200 condo. All she did was get blessed and try the directions leaked on this web page >>>> LazyCash1.com

  • BearMinimum

    I can’t wait for Instagram, mostly to piss off crybaby iPhone users on there. I have lots of friends with iPhones and they would send me screenshots of tons of ppl on IG bitching about leaving IG if it ever goes to Android. And this was several months ago, I can imagine how many are butthurt now that its just around the corner…

  • Towelie420

    Instagay

  • LiterofCola

    Meh

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=760588831 Brenda Estrada

    MyTubo (http://www.mytubo.net/) is a Instagram(esque) android based app and I love it. I’ve been using it for a while. It could really have the same success with android platform… regardless. I’m excited about Instagram. Don’t care if I’m considered a hipster or what not, just like to be in the know with all my apple homies.

  • Crackmonkeys4hire

    Never heard of it so I can’t bash it. I’ll just wait and see. I had no idea what it was until I started to read the comments. The article really doesn’t tell you anything more than it’s being ported to Android and the Android version will be better than the iOS version. Oh and it has filters you can apply to you pictures. I was thinking “Big Whup” but after reading the comments I’m more interested.

  • Booboolala2000

    Maybe a year ago, but I don’t need another social application. Between Google + and Facebook, I’m good.

  • Tom

    I have friends that use this on the apple phone and I think it makes the pictures look worse.

  • BSweetness

    It’s not about the filters.  As others have said, it’s about the social aspect.  It’s a much cleaner and easier to use way of sharing pictures with friends than something like Facebook.  It’s quick, easy, and a heck of a lot of fun.  The filters are there just to be able to change things up a bit if you want to.  But they’re far from the point of the app.  Anyone who focuses on the filters has no idea what the app is really about…and most of the people bashing it are only bashing it because they’re iOS haters.  I have a feeling a lot of Android users would have a very different opinion of it if it had already been on Android for awhile.

    • http://twitter.com/Transhawn Tran-Shawn Yu

       well said… Honestly, its kinda like facebook vs google plus etc… Many people with droids, and probably other os’s also, hate facebook and think google plus is the best social networking tool however, the point remains that if no one uses google plus, its a pointless social networking application.  I have tons of friends with iphones and instagram, I don’t care what kind of picture sharing apps they have on android, they are not as popular and none of my friends use them, which is the whole point why I want instagram on android. 

      It’s not like I use instagram for my real photography anyway, its just a fun way to share pix taken with my phone with some catchy filters etc.. Its just for fun. 

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  • http://twitter.com/Defenestratus Defenestratus

    I’d rather not be in line period.

    Its why I use android and am not an iSheep.

    • Dain Laguna

      oh yeah, you are just so ahead of the curve and non-conformist by not using a useful app. 

      perhaps you have no pics worthy of sharing?

  • red014

    There’s a #keepandroidoffinstagram movement on Twitter. Reason enough for me to sign up. Eliteist bastards.

  • ILOVEINSTAGRAMIPHONEMAN

    cool
     

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Travis-Royer/100000358962998 Travis Royer

    It’s probably because we already have quite a few filter apps already: Retro Camera, Camera ZOOM FX, Paper Camera, Pixlr-o-matic, and Camera Fun Pro; and those are only the ones I’ve used. Maybe it’s because I don’t really know a whole lot about Instagram, but the news is “meh” to me.

    • BSweetness

      Instagram really isn’t about the filters.  It’s about the social aspect of sharing the pictures you take.  That’s why it’s so popular, and that’s why none of the apps you mentioned compare to it.  Anyone who focuses on the filters doesn’t know what the app is really about.

      • Booboolala2000

        Please stop copy/paste this comment. If people want to get social abouts pics of stuff they might be interested. Me, not so much. Especially people that are not professionals. As far as any professional photographers, I will go to their galleries or website, or Google and hit images. It’s all noise at this point.

        • BSweetness

          You could say the same to everyone else and ask them to stop with the exact same comments about filters.  If people are going to keep getting the wrong idea about what the app is, then there’s nothing wrong with posting the correct information.  

      • Tweekex

        Lightbox?

        • BSweetness

          Lightbox is about the closest to Instagram that I’ve seen on Android.  I definitely like the look of Lightbox better than Instagram, and it has some cool features.  But Instagram has a much more simple interface, and that’s part of what has really helped make it so popular.

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Travis-Royer/100000358962998 Travis Royer

            huh? That sounds pretty interesting. It has perked my interest to “curious” now. Thanks for the info, BSweetness!

    • Dain Laguna

      there are tons of camera and filter apps on ios as well, so the point is moot.

  • r0lct

    Despite not getting the attraction I’ll be sure to try it. No harm in trying.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Travis-Royer/100000358962998 Travis Royer

      True dat

  • http://twitter.com/dotKevin Kevin Stapleton

    I really hope we see it this upcoming week.

  • Google

    omgz! i use iphone for thiz. now you too can stop uzing your f’n twitter and g.d. facebook to take a pix of that massve shitz in yor toylet. the filterz will makz it sparkl and shinz 4 every1z.

    • CORYK333

      WOW, you are soooooo witty……..

  • aj522

    I’m done with any application that encourages this:

    http://www.hollywoodlife.com/2012/03/23/ashley-tisdale-butt-pic-twitter/

    • aj522

       *done mean Down, lol

  • Daniel Martin

    Anyone else having a problem with not accepting e-mail addresses on the sign-up?

  • Pathpounder1

    I’ll at least give it a try.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1466495922 Danić Lex Filip

    I don’t know, I don’t really like this thing…
    http://www.androidvesti.com

  • Cam

    Cautiously optimistic over here. I don’t know much about it, but I won’t be dismissing it just because it didn’t come to Android first.

  • Back In My Day

    There are 5,456,301 ways to share your pictures socially on the Internet.

    Why is this Instagram so special? The filters?

    Please! I have been applying filters and emailing my digital pictures since I rocked my 2 MP Kodak camera back in 1999.

    Get over yourself you Facebook Hipsters.

    • http://twitter.com/missingplugin Jacob

      Man, I wish I was as old and wise as you are.

      • Back In My Day

        Sadly, you will likely reach the age I have managed to swindle from life. However judging from your comment and apparent lack of understanding the fine art of satire-inspired postings, the wisdom I have locked away in my gray dungeon will never be within your grasp.

        Hop away grasshopper… hop away.

        • http://twitter.com/Crispityyy Scott Morgan

          Cool story bro.

        • pouxonu

          Shut up Meg!

        • http://twitter.com/missingplugin Jacob

          I apologize. Your post came off as pretty arrogant. 

          As far as I am concerned, arrogance =/= wisdom. Instagram is a nice way to share photos with (or without) fancy filters. It really was brilliant of them to mass market minimalism and “old school” ideas because that is what’s trendy. They made a successful app that people like to use. No harm done. No need to be upset at all the “Facebook Hipsters.”

    • Jordan Webb

      I still have a 2MP Kodak sitting around here somewhere.  Also, I’m 23.

    • Google

      They are using a service that they enjoy and you are bashing them because you think it makes you cool to not be interested in a service you have never used. Sounds like you need to get over yourself. 

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    Come on @kellex no reason to be bashing. The Social aspect is huge with instagram its a very well done app and has a really huge social community. I remember when NONE if tge big app devs from iOS wanted to make apps for android. Just be thankful.

    • EvanTheGamer

      Yeah…exactly. Well…I mean…I use lots of photography-like apps on my Galaxy Nexus, but I never actually once “acted” like I was a real photographer. Obviously, I know I’m not..I’ve never actually taken any photographer related classes.

      I just use such apps for fun…also because I can. lol

      HEY, just saying is all…no need to hate the player…or the messenger!

  • dang1

    Istagram filters make pictures ugly, no thanks.

    • BSweetness

      Then don’t use the filters.  Simple as that.

      • http://twitter.com/dang1970 Da Ge

        then just use the default camera, no need for Instagram

        • BSweetness

          Like many others here, you’re missing the point of Instagram.  It’s not about the filters.  It’s not about taking pictures, applying filters, and just saving them to your phone like the myriad of other filter camera apps out there.  It’s about the social aspect – the sharing of pictures within the app to other users and other people online.  There are hundreds of ways to share pictures online, but this one happens to have caught on because of how simple it is and how well it achieves its goal (along with integration for other popular social networks).  It shouldn’t be judged its secondary features.  The focus of any judgment should be on its primary feature – the sharing of photos. If you’re not interested in sharing your photos, than Instagram isn’t for you.  

          • Dain Laguna

            spot on sir

  • Larizard

    I signed up just because it had a rainbow background.

    • John

      I didn’t sign up b/c of the rainbow background =

  • EvanTheGamer

    OH! First in line here!

  • Jeremy Goldstone

    The filters are the less important part. But Instagram is something of an important social networking tool these days. 

  • David Harris

    Should of been released when the iOS version was they are not getting me as a customer free or not.

    • Bakerbreaker123

      In sure they’re losing sleep over you.

    • Google

      So the small group of developers should have spread themselves thin before branching out? Judging by their user numbers they made the right call. 

  • http://www.ashevilletechnologyservices.com Dan Brown

    Yawn.

    • Robhimself79

      What he said!

      Take pics then share them. Instagram makes pictures less interesting.

    • EvanTheGamer

      Get more sleep! Then come back…and I’m sure you’ll approve of Instgram.

      • John

        nope.

    • Vire

       We’ve had an app for that for a while now. It’s called Vignette.

      • Dain Laguna

        and i’m pretty sure not as many people use it as they do instagram

  • time_span

    Instagram looks like a great app. Filters dont have to be used haphazardly. They can be used smartly and produce great results. 

    • RELEVANTUSERNAME

      Or, you don’t even have to use them at all. 

    • John

      True. It’s just iOS users overuse the filters, which have turned me away from ever wanting to use this app. Hope it works for those that look forward to it though

  • http://twitter.com/FunWithDrugs Eddie

    I hope it comes with the fully functional social network too.
    It could be a revolution in Android. :U

  • Jayxdoode

    got an error saying invalid email? or something along that? “It seems that something went wrong!
    Did you enter a correct e-mail address? Privacy • Terms”

    • http://profiles.google.com/ewhitak Eric Whitaker

      Got the same thing.

  • Mark

    Will be a welcome fun addition… but legitimate photographers most certainly do not splash filters across their photos ;-)

    • Google

      The filters are a small part. There are literally thousand of professional photographers who post their pics to instagram so they get exposure. The social aspect of Instagram is the biggest draw. 

      • Dain Laguna

        this concept seems to escape most on this site.

  • possomcrast1

    I dont really wan’t it but i like beta testing new apps to come to android.

  • http://twitter.com/TMRP890711 TMRP

    YES!