Instagram is a photo sharing app that was mainly utilized as a friends sharing pictures with friends instantly platform that started back in 2010. The difference was they reformatted the downloaded photos to a square shape similar to a Polaroid instant photo from before the digital craze. Sharing photos of your businesses products and services on Instagram helps gain popularity and shows the public who and what you are without saying it. Millions of people young and old are following other users on Instagram to get sneak peaks of new products, a behind the scene view of a business, social, business, or community social events, and also creative ideas to use for themselves. It is free marketing in its most simple form. Intrigued?
The most recent addition is a notifications tab, located in the top-right of the Instagram website.
Rather than just being able to see pictures, users can now check in on who has liked or commented on their snaps recently.
The addition basically adds one of the main tabs from the mobile version, and goes a long way to making Instagram’s website a bit more usable. All those pictures look better when they’re on a bigger screen, too.
As TechCrunch points out, other buzzy app companies seem to have embraced the old-fashioned desktop web recently.