Instagram has skyrocketed to over 300 million monthly active users in the last five years. Did you know that Instagram has a much higher engagement ratio in comparison to other social networks? In fact Instagram's ratio of interactions to followers was 140 times greater than Twitter according to Forrester research. How can you participate in the conversation on Instagram?
This afternoon, Instagram experienced some technical difficulties according to the company they said there was a bug in the system and that everyone’s account is fine. This did not stop the frenzy of 400 million plus users to go to Twitter to vent that their Instagram accounts have been hacked or compromised.
Smart car has created an interesting Instagram experience promoting the 2016 Smart Fortwo, which is designed for two people as the name suggests. Two separate Instagram accounts were created: @fortwo_jake and @fortwo_jill, with each telling half of the story. First you have to place your mobile devices side by side with your favorite sidekick to scroll through "a story of the two characters' missed connection," says Smart car.
Instagram was founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in 2010, when social media was heading a new direction. Facebook started the social bandwagon, followed by Twitter. What do people like sharing the most? It's no surprise that people like sharing pictures and Instagram was born.
As Instagram celebrates it's fifth birthday and over 400 million followers Tuesday, they confirmed top five accounts for the first time. Congrats to Taylor Swift for being number one and reaching 49.7 million followers on Instagram.
Did you know that Instagram ads could change the app industry by attracting more engaged users? Adjust, a mobile analytics firm just released a private beta test study of how well users engaged with the apps downloaded on photo sharing network Instagram.
Did you notice anything different about your Instagram? New features within Instagram's Direct messaging tab were recently rolled out. With the new Instagram update, you don't need to create a new conversation every time you send a photo or video since your threads are based on people in them.
Filters... filters everywhere. But which one should you choose? With 100 million active users on Instagram uploading 40 million photos per day let's just say that's a lot of filters!
I find it ironic that people think that "social" media is like a fax machine. When in reality social media is the farthest thing from a fax machine (not to mention from different eras!) its all about being SOCIAL and starting the communication on Instagram.
Even with large amounts of followers on Instagram– this doesn’t always mean you will have an active page. Some of your followers on Instagram are following hundreds if not thousands of other accounts that could be similar to yours. What does this mean to you?