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Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS. A version for Android devices was released a year later, in April 2012, followed by a feature-limited website interface in November 2012, and apps for Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 in April 2016 and October 2016 respectively.
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  • Sara Ali Khan makes long-awaited Instagram debut, says 'Mera Bharat Mahan'
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    Sara Ali Khan makes long-awaited Instagram debut, says 'Mera Bharat Mahan'

    Sara Ali Khan has still a few months to go before her big movie debut, but strategies are already in place to introduce her to general audiences. The future actor made her Instagram debut on Wednesday, Independence Day, with a suitably patriotic post. Sara shared a picture of the words to the national anthem, beside an image of Rabindranath Tagore, the man who wrote it, and whom she is a direct descendant of. She captioned the image, “Happy Independence Day,” and added the hashtags, “#ProudToBeIndian” and “#MeraBharatMahan.” Sara started her account on Tuesday, and quickly attracted attention when her Bollywood contemporaries such as Alia Bhatt and Harshvardhan Kapoor followed her. Her display

  • All the Fall Trends I'm Buying Because of Instagram
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    All the Fall Trends I'm Buying Because of Instagram

    I love playing the blame game.

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    How to Build Brand with Instagram

    Instagram isn't just selfies and vacation photos. Eighty percent of Instagram users follow at least one brand, reports AdWeek. That doesn't mean you should jump on the Insta bandwagon without a plan. Before you post your first #picoftheday, you need to define your strategy. Like people, brands have personalities. Your brand's public-facing personality is built by consistency in your marketing. A personality helps consumers connect with your business on an emotional level. Crafting an Instagram strategy may sound like “fluff,” but when you consider that most buying decisions are emotionally driven, it becomes a serious component of your marketing toolkit. A strong Instagram strategy starts with

  • Instagram's direct message polls give you private feedback
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    Instagram's direct message polls give you private feedback

    Instagram's polls are good for soliciting feedback (or just stroking your ego), but what if you'd rather not share the results with absolutely all of your followers? In some ways, this could be more valuable than Story polls. Direct polls may represent an easy way to pose a question to a close-knit group without tallying a slew of text replies.

  • Art, Instagram and a new life: For women in danger, there's a meaning behind the mural
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    Art, Instagram and a new life: For women in danger, there's a meaning behind the mural

    One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, regardless of her class, race, wealth or other background. In 99 percent of those cases, financial abuse perpetuates those damaging relationships, because the abuser blocks the victim's access to financial resources, like bank accounts and job opportunities. “We felt we could bring our expertise, as a financial services provider, to make a difference in the lives of these survivors,” said Ellen Lisak, the senior program officer for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse. Together, The Allstate Foundation and the National Network to End Domestic Violence created the “Purple Purse Moving Ahead” curriculum, which teaches abuse victims how to budget and set financial goals, save for retirement, fix their financial history, and secure home loans and car financing.

  • Pixar Pier's 6 most Instagramable spots
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    Pixar Pier's 6 most Instagramable spots

    There's no doubt Disneyland is full of locations perfect for pictures, but Pixar Pier, which opened in June, seems invented for Instagram. Also keep an eye out for David Nguyen, who can often be found walking Pixar Pier helping visitors set up their Instagram shots. Pick up a lemon Dole soft serve and hold it up to the sign for a perfect shot.