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Instagram Coming to Android
By Hurrairah bin Sohail - on 8 Dec 2011, 10:52am

Instagram Coming to Android

(Source: instagr.am)

Applications are one of the key differentiating features between smartphones. With competitors keeping up in the hardware race, the availability of certain apps on particular platforms plays a major role in a customer's purchase decision.

Instagram is a free-to-download photo sharing app which is currently only available for the iPhone. The application is a major success story and has approximately 50 million users. Besides providing a network for people to display their work, the app also has built-in filters which can transform your shot from a run of the mill photograph to a quirky, fun picture.

And now, the CEO of Instagram has stated that the company has started work on an Android version of their application. At present, a grand total of two people are working on the project and no concrete information on release dates are available.

There are already apps for Android users, such as Pixlr-o-matic, which provides a similar service to that of Instagram. However, dawdling should not cost Instagram much. With its huge base of users, sharing on Instagram is a much more attractive option and this is sure to draw users away from its competitors. 

Source: CNET via Techland


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