Worldwide InstaMeet: 24 March 2011
Today, we’re introducing an easy way for you to get together with Instagrammers in your area, no matter what part of the world you live in. To kick things off, we’re hosting a worldwide InstaMeet on 24 March, when Instagrammers in all different parts of the world will gather in their hometowns to meet other members of the Instagram community. How’s It Work? Just go to...
A Real-Time API for Next-Generation Apps
When we set out to create our API, we knew we had to support a basic set of interactions that developers would expect from a simple API. At the end of the day, though, we really wanted to push our API to the next level to support a new kind of interaction around photos – one that supported the real-time nature of the content that people create on Instagram. So, we put in a bit of extra elbow...
In LA? The Instagram team will be down in Los Angeles this weekend, and we’d love to meet up with you if you’re in town! Join us at Seven Grand on Saturday evening – RSVP on the Instameet LA Facebook page Here are the details: When: Saturday, 12 February starting at 7PM Where: Seven Grand at 515 W 7th St. Hope to see you there!
A More Open Platform: The Instagram API
One of our guiding principles at Instagram is to create & maintain an open ecosystem that changes the way we see our world. With nearly 300k photo uploads happening every day, we feel encouraged by the strength of our community and platform. However, until now, users’ data has only been accessible through our iPhone app. A big part of this was by design: the fundamental belief that...
A Growing Team for the Opportunity Ahead
At Instagram, the depth of our ambition lies in the goal to change the way we see the world – to connect people from near and far and enable anyone with a camera to tell their story through a rich visual dialogue. From personal moments with your best friend, to breaking events happening halfway across the world, we’re building the tools and platform with which now over 1.75 million people...