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A free, mobile photo-sharing application that allows users to upload photos and videos, as well as comment and like what others have uploaded. Accounts can be public or private.

Notes: Initially it was only offered for mobile devices but posts can now be viewed with a computer as well. It is known for the many filters it offers that change the look of a photo. A famous one is “valencia” which gives images a vintage touch by fading and adding light brown and grey tint. Other features of the application that are aimed at modifying photos include making disappearing slideshows via “stories” and making a collage through “layout.” To play around with video, there is “hyperlapse” which creates a time lapse and “boomerang,” which loops video.


Instagram: http://blog.instagram.com, modified February 4, 2017, viewed February 4, 2017.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instagram, modified February 2, 2017, viewed February 4, 2017.

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