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Celebrating 10 years of Instagram

by | Oct 6, 2021 | Lighthouse News | 0 comments

This photo and video-sharing social media app was launched in October 6th, 2010 by Kevin Systrom. From the beginning, the focus was to feature photographs, specifically those taken on mobile devices, geotagging every post.

  • Systrom wanted the name to be easy to pronounce, spell and follow the “right here, right now” concept.
  • X-Pro II was the first filtX-Pro II was the first filter to developer to develop.
  • Instagram joined Facebook in 2012.

We can debate how much Facebook contributed to Instagram’s success  but founders had unshakeable beliefs about app design that served them very well, and now that they’re gone all that is left is for Instagram to become a reskinned version of the Facebook app.