Tagged with: Instagram

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 25, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 25, 2013

As of last week, Instagram users can now record, edit and apply filters to videos up to fifteen seconds long. The move was aimed squarely at Vine, Twitter’s micro video-blogging app, which lets you record six second videos. Both apps let you hold your finger on the screen to capture picture and sound. Releasing your ...

Instagram’s Video Arrival Sends Vine Plummeting Down the Charts

Instagram’s Video Arrival Sends Vine Plummeting Down the Charts

Interestingly, Vine downloads seem to already have started sliding in several key markets just a few days after Instagram began attacking it directly. Last Thursday, Instagram added a notably Vine-like video recording feature that was met with plenty of interest from users but still put Wall Street to sleep. The popular, ...

Instagram Adds 15-Second Video Feature, Features Editing and Filters

Instagram Adds 15-Second Video Feature, Features Editing and Filters

Instagram, the immensely popular photo-sharing app that was acquired by Facebook in a $1 billion deal last year, is not just for photos anymore. At a press event at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters, Instagram’s co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom debuted a new feature called video capabilities called, simply, “Video On ...

Facebook Launches ‘Cinema’ on iOS, an Instagram Video Stabilizer

Facebook Launches ‘Cinema’ on iOS, an Instagram Video Stabilizer

On Thursday, at its Menlo Park headquarters, Facebook’s Instagram division announced ‘Cinema,’ a new feature that will cut wobbling from clips that its users shoot. Kevin Systrom, a founder at Instagram, stated that the company had worked with a team of ‘video scientists’ to build the product. Essentially, when ...

Vine Teases New Features Before Rumored Instagram Video Debut

Vine Teases New Features Before Rumored Instagram Video Debut

Let’s be honest, it can be a lot of fun when rivals try to mess with each other’s big launch events. Thus, Twitter just put up a vague blog post that promises more features to come for its popular Vine video app. And as AllThingsD just reported, a new video offering from its Instagram photo-sharing unit will be the sole ...

Report: Instagram is Getting Video on June 20

Report: Instagram is Getting Video on June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular photo-sharing app, will ...

Vine Passes Instagram in Number of Shares on Twitter

Vine Passes Instagram in Number of Shares on Twitter

Still not sure about the idea of making and sharing six-second looping videos? Consider this: on Friday there were more Vines shared on Twitter than Instagram photos. According to Topsy Analytics, there were about 2.37 million links to vine.co shared on Twitter over a 24-hour period as of about 11:30 pm PT Friday night. ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 31, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 31, 2013

Instagram just got a whole lot more social. The Facebook-owned photo app recently added photo tagging on both its iOS and Android versions. Now, when posting a picture, you’re able to tag people or brands in your photos, just like you can on Facebook. Wonder if someone tagged you in a picture? Check out the brand new ...

We’re Sharing Twice As Many Photos in 2013 Than Last Year

We’re Sharing Twice As Many Photos in 2013 Than Last Year

Photo uploading and sharing is growing at an incredible pace, according to data shared by KPCB’s Mary Meeker in the Internet Trends report she presented on stage at D11. Well over 500 million photos are shared per day on average so far in 2013, the report estimates, which is on pace to become a 2x increase by the end of ...

Is Tumblr the Next Instagram?

Is Tumblr the Next Instagram?

When Facebook bought Instagram for $1B last year, it was a startup less than 2 years old. Its photo app attracted over 30m users and sported an eye-popping user growth curve. Since then, entrepreneurs, VCs and pundits have actively wondered who would be next. I think we know now. And, ironically, it isn't a natively ...