With Instagram now valued at over $4billion Dollars, the photography app industry is now a key player the mobile app arena. Often overshadowed by the games industry, photography apps have become more popular allowing the average enthusiast to become a master at their craft.
Liz Eswein, a photographer on Instagram with 1.2M followers has now been able to make a living due to her popular NYC based photos on the app.
I haven’t been asked this question since 2013, when I was on university placement at a national shower company who were just dipping their toe into social media.
But, what exactly is Vine? And where did their 40 million users come from?
I remember two things about Vine back in 2013. One, it had a reputation for uncensored videos and two, users seemed to be making a lot of salad tutorials on the app… most notably an American news company who explained Vine through an on air salad experience lasting over 7 minutes, riveting!
I was sitting at home and a push notification from Facebook appeared stating ‘Paul Chowdhry (comedian)’ was live.
I wish I had screen grabbed the notification and at the same time ‘selfied’ my expression, because whilst Periscope and Meerkat have been rampaging hungry users who demand live video feed, Facebook has been quietly working away on their own live feed technology.
WhatsApp is one of the most used social messaging share icons in the world.
With the likes of Buzzfeed championing the plugin we take a look at how WhatsApp can work for your mobile responsive web pages and blogs.
So what does it look like? The button looks like any other social media sharing icon however, with the WhatsApp share plugin users can share web links without the annoyance of logging into their social media (WhatsApp is a social messaging platform and its popularity speaks for itself below- it’s not a social media platform).
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