24 Touching Photos That Make Instagram Great

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1. Feet on the Beach

The Best Word in the English Language

"She saying "YES" has been my nerve racking triumph!" -- Via Jonathan Nafarrete

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Today Instagram celebrates its second birthday. In just 24 months, the filter-filled photo-sharing service has gone from an iOS-only app to becoming Facebook's $735 million baby. It's now so popular that last month, Instagram passed Twitter in daily active users on mobile for the first time.

We looked to our readers to commemorate Instagram's big day. Because, after all, it's the users who catapulted the app to fame. Here's how you snapped, cropped, filtered, tilt-shifted and uploaded the last 24 months.

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Got another memorable Instagram shot from the past two years? Share it with us on Twitter at @mashablehq with the hashtag #MashPics.

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1. Feet on the Beach

The beach selfie is alive and well.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.