Instagram is an online photo sharing, social networking and video sharing service that works very effectively to take pictures, videos, share them on variety of social networking websites, apply digital filters to them. Different popular social networking websites are there where you could share your stuff. These website are Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, Facebook and so on.
A very influential feature of Instagram is that it precincts photos to square shape which is very similar to Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid images in the ratio of 16:9 which is now very commonly used by mobile device cameras. A very plentiful feature of Instagram is that it can record and share videos which are extremely short and consist of up to 15 minutes only.
When we look back in history, we may find that Instagram was created by Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom in October 2010. The amazing fact associated with all this is that this service became popularity in very less time and even in the month of April 2012; its active users reached over 100 million.
As far as the distribution of Instagram is concerned, it is most prominently distributed through Google Play, App Store, and Windows Phone Store. However, it is supported by only iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android Camera Phones. Some of the third party Instagram apps are also there for Nokia-Symbiam devices and Blackberry 10.