Finding Parallels Between Media and Life
One of The Largest Social Networking Communities – 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.
Another is that instagram has a lot of filters you can use for your photo. You can have it edited in the app for any further improvements. You can edit the brightness, the level of contrast and the shadows to enhance the photos you want to upload and share to your friends.
Other than the editing of your photos, instagram also allow you to add captions on your photos. This will definitely make your photo have more meaning. Your friends can leave a comment on the photos you share and also, it enables direct messaging. Another cool thing is that it also allows you to have your photos shared in other social media accounts you link it to such Facebook and Twitter.
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.
Intstagram application has now become one of the biggest social media community that entails a 40 million users.
The users of Instagram has gone across the board. There are 1 billion images downloaded which is basically 6 million per day. The likes of a photo can even have at least 600 like and 85 comments.
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. Since intagram can be linked to other social media accounts, it has the most connection to twitter and Facebook which rumoured it as a powerful buyer.”
All the features of Instagram made itself to be one of the most visited app daily. People and users on Instagram get entertained by just scrolling down of many other users photos to posting their own photos. It can even be beneficial many aspects. Many businessmen also make use of Instagram in advertising. Many photographers like to show off their skills on Instagram. Which can be really great.