We have all heard the news that’s been going around for a while now that Facebook bought Instagram for a cheap $300 million. In the beginning, there were numbers presented that said the whole deal cost Facebook about $1 billion total to acquire Instagram. However, we now know that wasn’t true. But it’s quite an interesting acquisition that a lot of investment experts and technology writers are trying to figure out. Slowly there are more details trickling out, but until Facebook really announces them, I will wait to see what they have in mind for this heavily popular photography service.
It always surprises me that so many people are so into photography these days. Why is that? Well, simply because it used to take so much creativity to achieve impressive results. Now it seems that everyone and their mother is sharing pictures that are just stunningly awesome and impressive. This is no doubt thanks to Photoshop, Instagram and a bunch of other services and software.
For anyone who might be a little bit new to the whole Instagram approach to photography, I thought I might hit up something that could help you on your way to an easier injection into the service. Maybe this will even appeal to some of the really hardcore users as well. It’s a cheat sheet in the form of an infographic that will ultimately share 14 tips and tricks on how to use Instagram like a pro. It also outlines the ways to interact on Instagram in order to build your influence on there. It’s put together by Fat Mum Slim and is a compilation of all her acquired knowledge from her interaction and usage in this highly creative community. So, all you need to do now is have a look at this and then hit Instagram hard so you can get noticed for all your creative and impressive photos.