Facebook is adding video capabilities to Instagram, its popular photo-sharing app, in an effort to compete with the increasing popularity of Vine, the company said at its press event at its Menlo Park headquarters today.
“What we did to photos, we just did to video,” said Kevin Systrom, Co-founder and CEO of Instagram.
Video on Instagram, available on iOS and Android, will allow users to take 15 second clips of video with 13 brand new custom filters designed for video only. Users are able to edit clips easily [...]
In a blog post today, Instagram announced it has reached 100 million active users. That milestone comes in just two and half years from its launch.
“It’s easy to see this as an accomplishment for a company, but I think the truth is that it’s an accomplishment for our community,” said CEO Kevin Systrom in the company’s blog post. “Now, more than ever, people are capturing the world in real-time using Instagram—sharing images from the farthest corners of the globe. What we see as a result is a world more connected and understood [...]