Why Instagram Took Over Twitter? People Talk

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With 400 million active users monthly, Instagram is riding high on success leaving its immediate rival Twitter far behind. The recent development is going to boost advertising revenues to a great extend for Instagram. In about nine months, the photo sharing website owned by Facebook has pulled in the latest 100 million users including celebrities like former athlete Caitlyn Jenner and soccer player David Beckham. It is worth mentioning that more than 50% of the newly-joined users are from outside of the USA. Most of them are from Europe and Asia with Japan, Brazil and Indonesia topping the list for having maximum number of users. While Instagram users seem to be rising fast, Twitter seems to be struggling to draw in new users. Analysts are of the opinion that it is not Snapchat or Instagram, which are pulling down people’s interest on Twitter but the business model of the company [+more]

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Instagram Introduces Chat Facility- Aims To Gain Popularity Amongst The Youth

Instagram introduces chat facility

Instagram is all set to outcast its competitors in the market by introducing some new features. After adding portrait and landscape mode to the site, it has now included chat messaging facility for the users. Apart from adding videos and photographs, users can now start private or group conversations with friends. The chat feature of Snapchat has gained much popularity among the youths and Instagram expect to secure the spot by introducing the same in their site.  Instagram bounces back to retain its lead  According to the reports, with the new features users can directly share pictures on chat or reply to any picture they receive via chat. Though this feature is quite useful for computer users, it is especially meant for youths, who mostly prefer to upload images or videos from their phone. Owned by Facebook Inc. Instagram has 300 million users, thrice compared to Snapchat, which so far [+more]

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No Need To Cramp Wide Shots As Instagram Introduces Portrait And Landscape Format

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Instagram has recently made a remarkable alteration by introducing portrait and landscape options along with their existing square. Though enhanced user-friendliness appears to be the main purpose behind the modification, it is actually an effort to stop users from switching to Snapchat or other flexible services. Introduction of new layout is a major change that the platform has introduced since its merger with Facebook. This move is also expected to increase app’s popularity significantly among the advertisers. The best part is, both landscape as well as portrait format will be available on iOS as well as Android platforms right from Thursday. Thus, there is no need to cramp the wide shots or cut friends from the groups to get the photo fitted in Instagram, said advertising analyst and social media marketing expert, Debra Aho William. The recent move by Instagram is also expected to give a significant boost to their revenue [+more]

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Pinterest And Instagram To Focus On Advertisements And Purchases

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Advertising new brands and products on the social networking sites have become a common phenomenon these days and it seems Pinterest as well as Instagram have taken some initiatives to improvise the experience of the users. According to the reports, Pinterest has adopted some measures to make purchasing a much streamlined job while Instagram is now open for advertisements of all kinds. Popular as a photography oriented website, Instagram’s new initiatives is expected to help advertisers easily reach their targeted audiences by using information and demographic they pick up from Facebook, reports TechRadar. While Instagram is following the footsteps of Facebook, the $11 billion online pinboard, which was so far a platform to display different innovations and products, will now allow users to make purchase at ease. As per the reports, the network has now decided to add “buy it pins” to allow users to make purchase from the mobile [+more]

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Finally, Mothers Can Share Breastfeeding Photos on Instagram

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According to a recent change in policy, Instagram will now allow mothers to post breast feeding photographs on their accounts. The photos can also include the ones which showcase post pregnancy marks and stretches. Instagram recently updated its community guidelines, which clearly states details regarding content sharing through Instagram. It also specifies which content or photograph will be removed from user accounts if they are found violating the terms and conditions mentioned in the guidelines. A popular mobile application, Instagram’s guidelines reflect the standard community guidelines of its parent company, Facebook. The new guidelines state: “We are well aware of the fact that there are several moments when our users want to share their nude images which are taken from a creative or artistic perception but it is our policy that we do not tolerate nudity or sexual content on Instagram. These content include provoked nudity displaying sexual intercourse and [+more]

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Instagram Overtakes Twitter In Terms Of User Base And Popularity Too!

Instagram overtakes Twitter in terms of user base and popularity too!

Instagram has overtaken Twitter in terms of user base and perhaps popularity too. Instagram has announced that it has 300 million active users. This has placed it ahead of Twitter. By the end of March, Instagram had 200 million active users. The user base has grown by almost 50 percent in 2014 and over 100 million users have accessed Instagram during the last nine months. Kevin Systrom, the co founder of Instagram has said that a partnership between two friends that began four years ago has now transformed into a strong global community that shares over 70 million photos and videos each day. In the latest innovations announced by Instagram, the users will now be able to see verified badges for brands, athletes and celebrities. They can then connect with authentic accounts just as they do in Facebook and Twitter. These verified badges will be launched in the coming next [+more]

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Instagram Likely To Be Working On New Photo Messaging App

Instagram Likely To Be Working On New Photo Messaging App

Facebook-owned Instagram is likely to be working towards developing a new photo messaging app in order to compete with popular rivals like Snapchat. The Verge has said in a report that Instagram is likely to have mistakenly leaked the existence of a new Snapchat competitor dubbed as Bolt, which appeared on a new banner ad inside the current Instagram for Android app. Twitter user Richard Groves snapped a screenshot reading “Introducing Bolt,” promising “one tap photo messaging” and offering a link to download the free app via the Google Play Store. The link was taking the users nowhere and the banner ad vanished 15 minutes later. But by that time several late night users spotted the same message lurking in their own Instagram installations. However, a report by TechCrunch has suggested that the app could be a fictional title instead. Sarah Perez has been quoted saying that “It’s worth pointing [+more]

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Instagram Twitter Rivarly Grows; Disables Twitter Integration

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It seems all is not well between Twitter and Instagram.  After selling itself to Facebook it has disabled integration with Twitter. The photo sharing app instagram has disabled the features that lets Twitter to properly display its photos. If you still want to share your Instagram photos on Twitter, you can do that but they won’t show on Twitter properly. “This is due to Instagram disabling its Twitter cards integration, and as a result, photos are being displayed using a pre-cards experience,” the micro blogging site added.   According to thesources, the move shows the growing rivalry between Twitter and Instagram. By disabling Twitter cards, Instagram will force Twitter users to click through to its site to see the entire image, the souce added.

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The Recent Twitter Mobile Updates To Give Serious Competition To Facebook’s Instagram

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  All is not well between Facebook and Twitter since the time former has bought the image-sharing app Instagram. As per the recent reports, Twitter is all set to answer back Facebook with the updates for its mobile apps which is going be much similar to Instagram. The update will let users apply filters for their pictures and let them share their pictures over micro blogging sites. However, Twitter has already gained so much popularity that introducing an Instagram like feature may seem unnecessary but it will surely give users an ease to share the pictures. To make the sharing on twitter trouble-free Instagram recently revealed, that it will now translate @mentions for users who have a Twitter username different from their Instagram one. According to Tech 2 “if the @mentioned user’s Instagram account is connected to Twitter, her Instagram username will show up in the image caption, while her [+more]

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