Abstract: regardless of whether Instagram is lomo-twitter or poladroid+iphoneography. For many people, it is no stranger. The photo sharing service, Instagram, was launched 6 months ago, and last month, 24, publicly released API, which supports real-time features, and third party developers can label
doesn't think Instagram is lomo-twitter or poladroid+iphoneography. For many people, it is no stranger.
photo sharing service, Instagram, was launched 6 months ago, and last month, 24, publicly released API, which supports real-time features, and third party developers can grab photos from labels, locations and regions. Data show that Instagram is currently adding 130 thousand new users per week. Each week, 2 million 200 thousand users upload 3 million 600 thousand photos, or 6 photos per second. (data comes from the analysis service RJMetrics)
Instagram last month from Benchmark capital, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Quora Adam D Angelo VC 'hands to get $7 million in the first round of financing (via VentureBeat), Benchmark partner and former Facebook vice president of product management Matt Cohler will enter the board of directors. At present, its main competitors are Picplz, Snapr, Path and so on.
photo service is not a new idea, Web Flickr, Picasa, Live on the album has been very strong, why they did not win the first mobile Internet share, but Instagramis popular?
low cost advantage
this can be said to be the advantage of all startups: the cost of using big platforms, making strategic adjustments, and updating versions is much lower than that of big companies. Instagram, it took the opportunity, integrated Twitter and Facebook, and ran slowly and quickly.
asked someone on Quora: "why doesn't Flickr have a product like Instagram?" says former Flickr architect Kellan Elliott-McCrea: "."
1. Twitter login system has always been not very safe, if Flickr in order to use Twitter's social networking advantages, release based on its login products, YAHOO will certainly immediately off the shelf.The
2. Flickr team spent 6 months consulting with Twitter