Knowledge Identifier: $Instagram
Online photo-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook or Twitter
Category: Civil society (10)
Launched in 2010.
Countries: United States (47%), (14%), United Kingdom (12%)
Linked to: Facebook, TechCrunch, Facebook, Inc., Fast Company
In January 2011, Instagram added hashtags to help users discover both photographs and each other
In 2012, Instagram created web profiles which allows users to use their Instagram account like a social media site
Keisha Buchanan - The group attended the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony on 27 July 2012 and posted pictures on their official Instagram page, marked Buena, Buchanan and Donaghy's first public appearance together in eleven years
Ellie Goulding - The lyric video for "Anything Could Happen" premiered on 9 August 2012, consisting of a series of fan-submitted Instagram pictures
Audrey Kitching - In October 2012, her Instagram page was named as a favorite of Milkstudios, who declared that "Some girls look good on the internet, and some girls make the internet look good - Audrey is the latter
Many celebrities were outraged after Instagram's new Terms of Service, which started on Jan. 16 2013, and allows the photo-sharing app to sell images to advertisers without compensation to users
Little Boots - On the weekend of 23 and 24 February 2013, Little Boots made several posts on social media directing people to follow her Instagram account for an update that would reveal the album's artwork, culminating with the post late on 24 February with the album's cover, with the title revealed to be "Nocturnes"
Sasha Pieterse - Pieterse has posted on her Instagram the official artwork of her debut Country single, titled "This Country Is Bad Ass." It is set to be released April 12, 2013
Cheryl Cole - During July 2013, Cole uploaded a picture of a music studio to her official Instagram with the caption: "Back with my first true love", citing that new material could potentially be on its way
Avril Lavigne - Lavigne premiered the song "Rock n Roll" as the second single from her upcoming album on July 18, 2013 and began a campaign for fans to post a video of themselves singing the song via the social network Instagram, a similar campaign to one conducted to create the official lyric video for Lavigne's previous single "Here's to Never Growing Up"
Foo Fighters - On September 6, 2013, Shiflett posted a photo to his Instagram account that indicates 13 songs are being recorded for the new album and later described the album in an interview as "pretty fucking fun"
Midnight Memories - The official title of the album was announced on 6 September 2013, starting with Zayn Malik tweeting a teaser video of Harry Styles spelling out the word "Mid" out of a pile of alphabet cards on the floor, followed by a full video posted on the band's Instagram account later on, revealing the title, "Midnight Memories"
Work Bitch - Spears released a sneak peek of the video on September 26, 2013 through her Instagram account
Marion Raven - In October 2013, Raven uploaded a few photos of her in the studio to her Instagram account
Cheyenne Jackson - In October 2013, he announced he was dating actor Jason Landau on his official Instagram account
BarkBox - Bark & Co. launched BarkCam in early 2014, a photo sharing app which operates as an Instagram for dogs and their owners
Kelly Wearstler - Wearstler is active on social media, and in early 2014 "Architectural Digest" included her on a list of 15 Must-Follow Designers and Architects on Instagram
Captain America: The Winter Soldier - In March 2014, Marvel released the Captain America Experience app, that allowed fans to capture a pictures of themselves with Captain America, and let them share it on Instagram and Twitter using specific hashtags to unlock 10 early screenings of the film across the United States, which took place on March 20
Hilary Duff - On March 28, 2014, Duff confirmed via her Instagram upload that she had signed a new record deal
Didier Drogba - On 16 April 2014, Drogba announced on his Instagram page that he has teamed up with French male clothing brand HOM to launch his own personal underwear range named Drogba & Co. The project will create a social impact as a percentage of every sale will go to the Didier Drogba Foundation
Kelly Rowland - On June 10, 2014, Rowland announced via Instagram, that she and Witherspoon were expecting their first child
Brooke Hogan - She confirmed on June 12, 2014 via her official Instagram account, that her new single would be called "Beautiful" and set a release date for fall of 2014
Jamie Thomas - On June 27, 2014, Cole posted an announcement of his departure from Zero on the social media platform $ Instagram, without a corresponding reason; however, a reply from the Zero Instagram account thanked Cole for his "loyalty & dedication
Blame (Calvin Harris song) - On 20 August 2014, a 15-second clip was uploaded to Harris' Instagram account
Click farm - In December 2014, $ Instagram carried out a purge deemed the "Instagram Rapture" where many accounts were affected, including Instagram's own account who lost a massive 18,880,211 followers
Mario Balotelli - On 1 December 2014, Balotelli was accused of racism and antisemitism for posting an image on Instagram of the video game character Mario, with the caption "jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a jew"
JM De Guzman - In 2015, after a series of disturbing and cryptic messages posted on his $ Instagram account, De Guzman later apologized and stated via Instagram post that Mendiola was not the reason for their second breakup nor she and station ABS-CBN would be blamed for his recent actions and behavior
Charles Hamilton (rapper) - On January 17, 2015 Hamilton officially returned on social media after starting back up his twitter account & creating his own Instagram page, on his first posted photo Hamilton would state "The hype is real
Mike Jones (rapper) - On February 5, 2015 Jones announced via his Instagram he was working on another mixtape enitled "Money Train: Reloaded" which will be a sequel to his mixtape "Money Train"
The Honeymoon Tour - On February 25, 2015, Grande shared an Instagram video of a conversation between herself and her now-deceased grandfather, in which he gives her advice and shows support of her career
Zoolander 2 - In May 2015, Stiller revealed via Instagram the casting of Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, and Nathan Lee Graham
Imogen Thomas - On May 25, 2015 she announced she was expecting a 2nd child by posting a photo of the sonogram to Instagram
Nicklas Bendtner - Bendtner has taken part in the joke, uploading on Instagram a poster of him holding the Ballon d'Or and running as a candidate to be Prime Minister in the June 2015 Danish election
Kim Kardashian - On June 21, 2015 Kardashian confirmed via Instagram that she and West are expecting a boy in December 2015
Sebastien Frey - He confirmed his farewell from the club with an Instagram message on 15 July 2015, stating his gratefulness for his spell at club
Nicky Hilton - On July 16, 2015, Hilton changed her last name on Instagram from Hilton to Rothschild
Nicky Hilton Rothschild - On July 16, 2015, Hilton changed her last name on Instagram from Hilton to Rothschild
Same Old Love - She teased the song's opening piano chord progression in a clip shared on Instagram on September 4, 2015
Ayumi Hamasaki - On her last Instagram post, Hamasaki confirmed that she has been working on her seventeenth studio album for 2016
Kyrie Irving - In March 2016, Irving was cheated on by former girlfriend R&B singer-songwriter Kehlani, as a picture of her in bed with Canadian singer PartyNextDoor went viral on Instagram
50 Cent - In March 2016, Jackson claimed that he would no longer use Instagram, electing instead to have his profile page operated by someone else
Iya Villania - In March 2016, the couple announced through Instagram that they were expecting their first child
Brandon Browner - In late May 2016, Browner received attention when he responded to criticism from a Saints fan on Instagram about his performance and salary, stating that he "took that few millions ran with it" when he left the Saints
Kid Cudi - On May 11, 2016, amidst rumors the he was set to release "Man on the Moon III", Cudi revealed the title of his sixth solo album would be "Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin"', through online mobile video-sharing and social networking service Instagram
Dave Lombardo - It was speculated by fans that he was only playing with the band as a fill-in drummer, however, on May 15, 2016, the band posted a video on their Instagram account of Lombardo recording drums for a new album, meaning that Lombardo is now a full-time member of the band, and is not just a touring drummer
Shandi Finnessey - Finnessey announced the June 10, 2016, home birth of her son Finn Arthur Higgins via Instagram
Amber Rose - On July 20, 2016, on Instagram, she said she is African-American, Portuguese, Irish, and Italian
In January 2017, Instagram announced that Instagram Stories had reached 150M users, and launched skippable ads
In April 2018, Instagram launched its version of a portrait mode called "focus mode," which gently blurs the background of a photo or video while keeping the subject in focus when selected