The ultimate instant-gratification app for sharing smartphone photos
Sally Wiener Grotta, Daniel Grotta
from Tom's Guide
Instagram exists purely for immediate gratification. For instance, you can’t use any of the Instagram interface unless you’re connected to the Internet. So if you’re vacationing in the deep desert or on a remote mountaintop, you can’t play with your pictures in preparation for sharing them later.Combine Instagram's energized online community with its quick and no-fuss edits, and simple sharing to most of the popular social networks, and it’s easy to understand why Instagram is so popular. ..
Instagram's addition (finally) of basic photo editing tools is a big step forward. The ability to fine-tune its famous filters also brings Instagram in line with load of other iPhone photo apps. These additions, along with direct messaging and video features, finally earn Instagram a PCMag.com Editors' Choice for social photo sharing apps on iPhone. For those who can't live without full-resolution zoomable photos, another Editors' Choice iPhone photo app, Flickr, offers higher resolution, tagging, and lots of Web flexibility and interaction...
Instagram is an excellent way to take retro-looking photos and videos and share them with anyone. The popularity of the app gives you tons of content to browse and offers the possibility that your photos and videos will be seen by a large number of people...
2,166,557 App Store customers have shared a review for Instagram. Ratings are generally positive averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars all time. The most current version of the app has 449 ratings with an average 3.5 out of 5 stars.