Instagram’s CEO took to the company’s blog today, announcing they have reached 300 million users. Quite the impressive number after just 4 years, and it continues to grow.
To keep up with the times, IG announced today that starting this week, verified users will receive a special badge by their name, much like you see on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ pages. This will help when filtering out fake profiles. (more…)
Instagram is pushing an update to its Android and iOS apps today, one which introduces one of the image-sharing service’s most requested features of all time – caption editing. The update also includes new discovery sections that are broken up between photos and potentially interesting people you might want to follow. (more…)
A new app called Obscure has hit Google Play, one which claims it is better than Snapchat and Instagram. Obscure is a messaging / photo sharing application, which allows users to send messages and photos back and forth between friends and family. (more…)
While Instagram continues to improve on its new sidekick app Hyperlapse for iOS devices, they have now spoken about the app’s future on Android. If you had hopes to see Hyperlapse come to Android in the near future, prepare to be saddened. (more…)
Yet another photo editing app has made its way to Android, after having generated quite a following on iOS, but don’t worry, this is a good one. The app’s name is Afterlight, and it brings a ton of customizable filters, frames, settings, plus effects to your fingertips for all of those Instagram photos you want to post. (more…)
It looks as though Instagram is set to bring a few new features to its application, reportedly “channeling its inner Twitter.” According to The Verge, Instagram is set to announce a few new features for both Android and iOS – follow suggestions, trending hashtags, and “curated” content. (more…)
There is a new instant messaging app available for Android users, brought to you by the same folks who gave you what some may call the greatest photo sharing application of all time. Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook last year, has announced and released Bolt, a new message/picture sharing application aimed directly at Snapchat. (more…)
We are still waiting for most major Android apps to receive a Material Design makeover, so much so that we have found ourselves checking out developer concept videos on Google+. The latest comes from Emmanuel Pacamalan, who has published a very polished concept video of Instagram, redone with a Material Design layout. It looks awesome.
The overall look of Instagram with Material Design is flat, properly laid out, and perfectly utilizes the new circular button in the bottom righthand corner. Check out the video below to see the whole concept in action. (more…)