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Reminder: The Next Worldwide InstaMeet is October 4-5!

Our next Worldwide InstaMeet is next weekend, October 4-5! To connect with Instagrammers in your area or learn more about hosting an InstaMeet of your own, visit

From “Bikestameets” in Italy, to an “InstaMatch” in Rio de Janeiro, here’s a roundup of InstaMeets from all over the world to get you inspired for the next Worldwide InstaMeet, #WWIM10:

Here are some tips from Russia InstaMeet participant Dmitry Morugov (@dimikangaroo): “Come to the InstaMeet with a positive mood, create some ideas for photos in advance, and try to realize your ideas with others. Do not forget to use a hashtag for photos that you will post afterwards and explore new places in your city.”

Make sure to hashtag your InstaMeet #WWIM10 and tell us about it here:


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Behind the InstaMeet: Grammin’ the ‘dam with @p_d_y

In this series, we hear from the Instagrammers organizing InstaMeets in different parts of the world. To view more photos and videos from Amsterdam’s Worldwide InstaMeet, browse the #giveadam2014 hashtag and follow @p_d_y on Instagram.

For Phil Yisrael (@p_d_y), an Amsterdam Instagrammer originally from Sydney, Australia, InstaMeets helped him make friends and meet people in the Netherlands. In May, he assembled a team to organize an InstaMeet in Amsterdam focused on bringing people together across the Netherlands and further afield in Northern Europe. Over the course of the weekend, more than 150 Instagrammers came together for one of the biggest InstaMeets the country has seen.

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