About Instagram“It’s a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your iPhone, choose a filter to transform the look and feel, send to Facebook, Twitter or Flickr – it’s all as easy as pie. It’s photo sharing, reinvented.” -Instagr.amIts really simple. First you set up your Instagramaccount, then you link to various social sites and find your friends.
Instagram StatisticsOnly nine months after the application was launched, Instagram already had 150 million photos uploaded. For comparison’s sake, it took Flickr nearly two years to hit 100 million total photos on their service.On Nov. 1, 2011, Instagram reported reaching 12 million users globally.
Instagram’s Role on Public Relations News organizations are taking advantage of Instagram, and several are leading the way in communicating the latest news through photos to the public. Example: NBC NewsGet offers a peek inside 30 Rock. @nbcnews shares great photos of the NBC news rooms, the guests that drop by NBC Studios, and off-site photos such as this one of Brian Williams, the host of NBC Nightly News, on the scene in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where a tornado had just passed through.Found Via: http://blog.instagram.com/post/8757852684/getting-your-news-on-
Instagram’s Role in Public Relations Nonprofit organizations are using Instagram to connect with their supporters and share their missions through photos. Example: OceanaToday is World Oceans Day, and Oceana (@oceana) is encouraging Instagrammers to share their photos of the ocean. Tag them #ocean to include them among the more than 12,000 ocean photos already on Instagram. Check out @oceana to see beautiful ocean photos and learn more about this fantastic organization that describes itself as: “Hating on offshore drilling, destructive fishing, and pollution. Loving up turtles, sharks, and clean energy.”Found Via: http://blog.instagram.com/post/8758032746/nonprofits-on-instagram
Instagram’s Role in Public Relations Bands are also starting to share photos from backstage, on the tour- bus and more to give fans an inside look at their lives. It gives fans yet another way to connect with artists. According to Josh Riedel, head of business development at Instagram, more and more bands are getting hip to the site. The most popular is undoubtedly The National (@ntnl).Found via: http://mashable.com/2011/06/12/instagram-bands/
How to Create an Account1. Go to the app store and 2. Enter the Instagram app 3. Enter your personaldownload the free and click . information and pressInstagram app. .
How to Create an Account4. Choose friends to connect 5. Pick from Facebook and 6. If interested,with by clicking on the Twitter friends and press choose fromoptions listed. . suggested/popular profiles to follow too.
You can also Follow Celebrities6. Use the option to find celebrities to follow.
How to Navigate through InstagramUse the tab to view images Use the tab to view theposted by those you follow. most liked and commented on images on Instagram.
How to Navigate through InstagramUse the tab to find Use the tab to edit To make your profileout what the people you your account settings. private, switch on thefollow are doing. tab.
How to Share an Image on Instagram Blur edges Rotate Choose a FilterPress the tab to Use the editing options Edit the caption and chooseopen up your camera. to adjust the picture to which other socialPush the camera image your liking. Then push the network(s), if any, you wantto take a photo. green check. to share the image on, then push .
How to Share an Image on InstagramYou will then see the finished product, and your image will be uploaded to your feed, your followers’ feeds and the social network(s) you selected.
For More InformationCheck out Twitter: @Instagram or @InstagramHelp• @Instagram typically posts users’ images or images of current events. Every post includes at least one image from the app.• @InstagramHelp is an account that users can tweet questions to and receive feedback on how to solve the problem. This Twitter account is extremely helpful for users!
For More InformationCheck out the Blog: http://blog.instagram.com/• On the Instagramblog, the main focus is placed on images posted using the app.• The posts include topics such as, a featured weekly instagrammer, holidays, current events and more.
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