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Megan Cabrera                  Blake Coffin                 InstagramDiana Colgrove               Jordan Elliston
What is Instagram?• Free mobile photo sharing  app designed to offer  connectivity  – Users share their photos    with an ...
Insta             +       GramCapture qualities of the   Snapshots similar to   Polaroid camera,        telegrams, sent ov...
Instagram Users                                                               The number of users45,000,000               ...
Instagram as a Social App• Become “followed” and a “follower”• Friends, smartphone contacts, suggested  users, organizatio...
Photo Effects•   Upload or use app to take picture•   All photos are square (crop)•   Frame, rotate, blur, and brighten•  ...
CROP   CHOOSE EFFECT   POST
Search Statistics                 Increased Google              searches for “Instagram”                  = awareness and ...
Across the Globe             •     United States                   dominates             •     Growth potential           ...
R   Marketing Implications    United States    United Kingdom
News: Android Release• Instagram was only  offered for the Apple  iPhone for over a year• The Android app  release created...
News: Facebook Takeover                         2 CEO’s under 30    $1 Billion                        Motive: Eliminate th...
InstaCompetition• Hipster – the same concept as Instagram but with rectangular  photos. To these, users can add locations ...
How to Find Us• http://instablogger.wordpress.com/      Follow us on       Instagram:     Instabloggers
Sources•   http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/instagr.am•   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/11/like-instagram-apps-    al...
Instagram Presentation: Introduction of the App
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Group analysis of Instagram as a mobile application. Content prepared by the group, presentation done by myself.

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Instagram Presentation: Introduction of the App

  1. 1. Megan Cabrera Blake Coffin InstagramDiana Colgrove Jordan Elliston
  2. 2. What is Instagram?• Free mobile photo sharing app designed to offer connectivity – Users share their photos with an online community• Easy transition: amateur picture-taker to professional photographer
  3. 3. Insta + GramCapture qualities of the Snapshots similar to Polaroid camera, telegrams, sent over where pictures are the wire to others “instant” = Instagram, 2011 App of the Year
  4. 4. Instagram Users The number of users45,000,000 reached 40 million this month40,000,00035,000,00030,000,00025,000,00020,000,000 Android version15,000,000 released10,000,000 5,000,000 0 Oct 2010 2 1 3 4 5 Feb 2011 6 7 8 Oct 2011 10 9 11 2012 12 Jan April 2012 13
  5. 5. Instagram as a Social App• Become “followed” and a “follower”• Friends, smartphone contacts, suggested users, organizations, brands• Tag, comment, and “like”• #hashtags to tag your photos with a subject of interest
  6. 6. Photo Effects• Upload or use app to take picture• All photos are square (crop)• Frame, rotate, blur, and brighten• Filter effects• Vintage/retro style
  7. 7. CROP CHOOSE EFFECT POST
  8. 8. Search Statistics Increased Google searches for “Instagram” = awareness and exposure
  9. 9. Across the Globe • United States dominates • Growth potential worldwide • Meeker’s trend: Globality
  10. 10. R Marketing Implications United States United Kingdom
  11. 11. News: Android Release• Instagram was only offered for the Apple iPhone for over a year• The Android app release created a 10 million user growth – 1 million new users/day• Beware of malware: fake version of the app that sends SMS messages without the owner’s consent
  12. 12. News: Facebook Takeover 2 CEO’s under 30 $1 Billion Motive: Eliminate the competition?Facebook to go public
  13. 13. InstaCompetition• Hipster – the same concept as Instagram but with rectangular photos. To these, users can add locations and comments, basically creating postcards.• Picplz – a social photography app with a sophisticated editing program, even features a function to make memes out of your photos.• EyeEm – groups shared photos by categories such as coffee, New York, etc.• PicYou – an Instagram-like app that boasts itself as exclusively for the iPhone.• Jittergram – allows you to create a 3D-like image, called a stereogram or stereograph.• Path – an Android app called a “smart journal that lets you share your life with the ones you love.”
  14. 14. How to Find Us• http://instablogger.wordpress.com/ Follow us on Instagram: Instabloggers
  15. 15. Sources• http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/instagr.am• http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/11/like-instagram-apps- alternatives_n_1417483.html• http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/04/instagram-alternatives-seize-moment- users-after-facebook-acquistion.php• http://gigaom.com/2012/04/10/did-facebook-just-throw-instagrams-rivals-a-lifeline/• http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/18/tech/social-media/zuckerberg-instagram- deal/index.html• http://www.businessinsider.com/instagram-was-facebooks-biggest-threat-2012-4• http://www.splatf.com/2012/04/facebook-instagram/• http://9to5google.com/2012/04/13/instagram-for-android-gets-10m-users-in-10-days- launching-service-to-40m-users-total/• http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/04/18/fake-instagram-app-android-malwar/• http://instagr.am/about/• http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/apple-names-instagram-top- app-of-the-year/2011/12/09/gIQAg1VuhO_story.html• http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/13/instagrams-user-count-now-at-40-million-saw-10- million-new-users-in-last-10-days/

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