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Instagram beats twitter for the first time in daily mobile user metric

Instagram beats twitter for the first time in daily mobile user metric

Unless you live under a rock, you know what twitter and Instagram are. Twitter is a microblogging platform and Instagram is the photo taking and sharing application that allows users to apply all sorts of filters to their pictures. Recent data from a comScore mobile measurement report has shown that Instagram has beat twitter in daily mobile users for the first time ever.

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Google grabs Snapseed for Google+ Instagram retort

Google grabs Snapseed for Google+ Instagram retort

Google has snapped up Instagram-rival Snapseed, part of the apps and services portfolio of Nik Software, with the team responsible for the photo editing app apparently being integrated into Google+. Terms of the deal have not been announced, but according to insiders it's Snapseed - currently available for iOS, PC and Mac, and with an Android version in the pipeline too - that was the main target, The Verge reports, rather than the company's other image processing software.

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FTC Facebook Instagram investigation ends silently

FTC Facebook Instagram investigation ends silently

Today an investigation into the proposed purchase of the photo sharing app Instagram by the social network Facebook has been ended as silently as it was started. The acquisition of Instagram was made famous earlier this year as Facebook payed a reported $1 billion dollar sum to take over the brand in its entirety. The FTC's Bureau of Competition worked with the Bureau of Economics to investigate the deal to make sure no anticompetitive business practices were taking place - they found nothing to write home about.

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Instacube hits Kickstarter aiming to show off your Instagram feed

Instacube hits Kickstarter aiming to show off your Instagram feed

Digital photo frames have been around for a long time and have proven to be very popular. There are a few digital photo frames out there that have Wi-Fi connectivity allowing them to show photographs from social networking sites such as Facebook and others. Some these frames even have their own e-mail address so you can e-mail a photograph directly to the frame for a loved one to view. A new project on Kickstarter called the Instacube reminds me of a web connected digital photo frame made specifically for Instagram.

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Instagram 3.0 update brings Photo Mapping history

Instagram 3.0 update brings Photo Mapping history

This week the folks behind the massively popular photography app for iOS and Android called Instagram are updating both Android and iOS environments to include a function called Photo Mapping. This makes the company's purchase by Facebook seem all the sweeter as Facebook's own geo-location tagging is alive and well, but has little use other than to make note of where each of a person's posts have been made. With Photo Mapping, Instagram is able to show you where you've been and what you were doing when you were there!

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Twitter blocks key API access for Instagram

Twitter blocks key API access for Instagram

Instagram is growing at an incredible rate with 80 million users. Many of those new users who are also on Twitter and want to follow their Twitter friends on Instagram will find one key feature is no more. Twitter has changed API restrictions for Instagram and has eliminated the "Find Your Friends" feature that Instagram previously offered.

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Instagram hits 80 million users

Instagram hits 80 million users

Instagram has grown massively since it was purchased by Facebook. Facebook dropped $1 billion to pick up Instagram. I'm sure a lot of people wondered if Facebook would help Instagram grow or hurt the application. Instagram has now reported some statistics since it was purchased by Facebook, and use of the application has grown significantly.

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