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November 08, 2011

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Gavin Llewellyn

Great post, David. But did you get the idea from a post I wrote a few weeks ago? ;) http://www.onetoomanymornings.co.uk/why-im-falling-in-love-with-instagram/

I'm really pleased to see another Instagram convert evangelising about this simple, fun and creative social network. I really enjoy using Instagram for all the reasons you've mentioned plus the fact that it makes my usually ordinary pictures look like masterpieces!

You're absolutely right to point out that so many new social platforms are simply copy-cats of others so it's great that such an innovative new network has emerged. I hope it soon rolls out across other operating systems so that even more people can join in and take part.

twitter.com/fairminder

You nailed it.

I have recently taken up photography again, only through my iPhone 4. Instagram is great to share the images and it is fun to see the "likes" and comments.

I just wish there was a web gallery to point people to to view the images and to see other people's images.

David Meerman Scott

Gavin, Looks like we think alike!

fairminder - I'll bet there are third party gallery apps.

Zac Brousseau

If you have a Flickr account, sharing your Instagram apps on Flickr creates a pretty nice online gallery of your images. Plus you can add your photos to Flickr groups, create sets, etc.

Simonlazenby

I love that anyone can be creative... a moment special or significant to them is captured & shared. A 5 star connectivity app!

MShahab

Aside from not having an Android app yet, my biggest gripe with Instagram is their lack of metrics. Many of their competitors like PicPlz tell you how many times your photo has been viewed...which is a meaningful number. Even twitpics tell you view count.

David Meerman Scott

Zac - good to know!

Simonlazenby - Exactly. Anyone can create.

MShahab - I hear you on metrics, but I think metrics and creativity are like fire & water. Sometimes it is nice to do something because you want to not because there is some positive ROI calculation.

Keepsy

Welcome to the Instagram community! You'll find it's more and more addicting the longer you use it. :-)

Emily Wienberg

Great post, David! As an Android user, I have been quite jealous of iPhone users who have been able to use this great application. Did you see what Instagram did in London? There was an exhibit of photos from participants. Here's an article about it!

http://mashable.com/2011/09/23/london-gallery-instagram-exhibit/

web filter

Great post, David! As an Android user, I have been quite jealous of iPhone users who have been able to use this great application. Did you see what Instagram did in London? There was an exhibit of photos from participants. Here's an article about it!

keylogger Mac

I'm really pleased to see another Instagram convert evangelising about this simple, fun and creative social network. I really enjoy using Instagram for all the reasons you've mentioned plus the fact that it makes my usually ordinary pictures look like masterpieces!

A Facebook User

Why I think people love Instagram ! Some reflexions about the reasons why here (french/english) : http://marielaforge.wordpress.com/2012/04/12/instagram-nostalgeek-nostalgeek-instagram/
What do you think about it, do you agree ?

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