Instagram is expanding to the Web with profile pages, a feature that’s been long-requested by the social network’s users. “You’ve asked for Instagram on the web and we’ve listened,” Instagram announced in a company blog post. “Over the next few days, we’ll be rolling out Instagram profiles on the web!” It should, however, come as no surprise that the pages look an awful lot like the profile pages on Facebook, which bought Instagram in a mega-deal announced in April. In fact, the profiles will look quite a bit like the Facebook “Timeline” layout, with a large display at the top of the page that appear to showcase seven of a users’ favorite picture — one that is larger than the others. Read the full story at The Washington Post.
Instagram rolls out new Web profile pages
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).