Instagram hasn’t been around for too long but it’s definitely grown in the ranks of awesome social media platforms. But what is it? Instagram is a mobile, desktop, and internet-based photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app exclusively for the iOS operating system. The platform was then acquired by Facebook in April 2012 for $1 billion. [source: wikipedia]
As of April 2017, Instagram has over 700 million users and is expected to generate $1.5 billion in ad revenue. [read more stats]
So how do you make the best use of the platform? Share some great photos of your life experiences and grow your following of course. Here are a few tips on how to do that.