Photo Art everyone can. With the filter effects of Instagram for Android is any snapshot with the smartphone's camera work of art. The Android app is more than just a photo tool - and has now blossomed into a true phenomenon and adult social network.
With Instagram for Android not only a photo editing app, but a full-fledged social network comes into the smartphone. (Picture: Editorial / pixabay)
- 1 Instagram for Android is more than photos
Instagram for Android is more than photos
Launched the mobile online service to share photos and videos is now also in 2010, exists in its present form under the current name since April 2012 for Android. That same year, the app was acquired by industry giant Facebook and has developed into one of the most popular pictures networks since then.
With Instagram for Android users can not only edit photos with filters and upload videos. It can now even tell little stories with Instagram Stories that automatically delete after 24 hours. And many users have even become celebrities using the app this time.
Because the app also makes it possible to build up its own network to other users. So you can follow others and watch their feed, liken pictures and comment.
Snapshots are actually the target of Instagram. But strange and now artfully arranged photographs can be examined along with snapshots. (Image: Screenshot Instagram / Editorial)
Original objective: Capture the moment
The built-in camera in the phone can nowadays a lot. And as a constant companion it is always there. Say: We can hold within seconds all life - and share just as quickly thanks to other social networks and mobile Internet.
And that this trend has can capture with Instagram - social sharing included. For years, the small program is also in the hands of Facebook and therefore can also be connected quickly to the network. All Facebook friends who use Instagram can add at the same time as followers. So you will always be up to date when it comes to the (not always) everyday life.
Instagram Direct, for example, to let Stories bluntly from the feed sent to groups and individuals - and after 24 hours they cancel themselves again, but also the normal feed has above all: inspiration..
The filters are the ones that Instagram made it very popular. In addition, photos and videos but can also edit manually. (Picture: Instagram screenshots / Editorial)
Filter effects have made Instagram popular
After logging in you can browse, follow the authors as with Twitter, share the photos with your followers and comment on the photos of different Instagramer. What has made the app so popular, are undoubtedly the various filter effects that you can put over the snapshots. So that each subject is literally a cool photo art - whether it be the seemingly ordinary Sunday breakfast or a spontaneous party snapshot.
Instagram filter effects are continuously improved
The typical filter effects have been expanded over time and optimized. Depending on the version currently available to over 20 effects. Following the Instamatic and Polaroid cameras made with Instagram photos and videos have a square shape, but can also be tailored. Linear and radial tilt and shift effects for added depth. In addition to the filters, the photos can also manually edit. Since 2013 you can also record videos square with different filters with Instagram for Android.
An account at Instagram also possible via Facebook
A user account is created below: Instagram for Android can easily be downloaded in our download area and - if the app is not loaded directly to the smartphone or tablet - are transferred from the PC to the Android device.
Then you seek you all a user name, forget to send your e-mail address and submit a secure password. After you go directly to the photo shoot and edit. Alternatively, you can watch but sign up with your Facebook login.
No matter where we are, Instagram with us. (Photo: Instagram)
Hashtag craze: Instagram has made trends emerge
Meanwhile, Instagram has even spawned its own quasi genre. One of the most famous is probably the selfie as a self-portrait by yourself or with others in the group. Not only individuals, also stars use this type of photography for years. is legendary for example, the selfie Ellen DeGeneres during the Oscars in 2014, along with Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep and other Hollywood stars.
But the food trend, sport and street art are major themes in Insta-Universe. For proper coverage - that is, to make other users on images carefully - there is the ability to understand images with keywords, known as hashtags. Famous hashtags be browsed by many users, always looking for inspiration.
The images and videos, users can not only share about their Instagram profile then, but also directly to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and Swarm. Of course, the photos can be provided on the different platforms with "I Like" indications and comments.
Whom the pre-filter effects, incidentally, are not sufficient and even want to lend a hand, even more image editing software can be downloaded here and upload images edited with Instagram. However, this is not in the sense of the app.