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What is Instagram?
My exact thoughts
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Ugh.
Whenever Facebook goes poking it's ugly blue head around stuff starts to go down the drain in terms of quality and community.
I'm not sure if you're being serious.
If you are, it's like Tumblr pretty much. Except even smaller mirco-blogging. And a large focus on filtered photography.
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What is Tumblr?
Glad it's not just me. I said the same thing.


Both seem pretty useless to me, but then again so does facebook, myspace, twitter and all that other crap.
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post #32 of 44

$1 billion?

 

...

 

$1,000,000,000?

 

I'm sitting here thinking of all the education, healthcare and food that could be bought with that much money. I don't understand what makes a hipster photo app worth even a hundred-thousandth of a billion dollars.........

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1 billion? someone paid too much? 1/3 of that is more like it.
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1 billion? someone paid too much? 1/3 of that is more like it.

Not enough, at the rate of instagram's growth it'll be worth much much more in later time.
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i don't know why, but i'm actually feeling a bit jealous of those 13 instagram guys.tongue.gif
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I really never knew what it was other than an app to take pictures with, and it gave a link. I thought it just had a server that stored the pictures, almost like a Photobucket app that stored the pictures right to your account. I never knew it was micro-blogging site. I did however know what Tumblr was because I have friends that use it, and I enjoy looking at cars and guitars on it. redface.gif

Seriously though, I never really understood all those micro-blogging sites too much, Twitter included. I use Facebook, but mostly for convenience, not out of some desire to broadcast my life to the world and those I know.
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I really never knew what it was other than an app to take pictures with, and it gave a link. I thought it just had a server that stored the pictures, almost like a Photobucket app that stored the pictures right to your account. I never knew it was micro-blogging site. I did however know what Tumblr was because I have friends that use it, and I enjoy looking at cars and guitars on it. redface.gif
Seriously though, I never really understood all those micro-blogging sites too much, Twitter included. I use Facebook, but mostly for convenience, not out of some desire to broadcast my life to the world and those I know.

Dropping a big one #intothetoilet.

Yeah. I don't know what's so big about twitter and microblogging sites either.
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Dropping a big one #intothetoilet.
Yeah. I don't know what's so big about twitter and microblogging sites either.


Oh god I hate people who use those stupid hashtags to look hip. It's spread to Facebook too. "lol im drinking a light beer at 17 #sohardcore"

 

Kill it with fire.

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Oh god I hate people who use those stupid hashtags to look hip. It's spread to Facebook too. "lol im drinking a light beer at 17 #sohardcore"

Kill it with fire.

Raging at fanbois in #OCN

I guess it stems from people wanting to be heard or popular?
post #40 of 44
I use my Twitter a lot more than Facebook. I have several friends on it, and since it's one of my sources of information as well (Many companies post news updates on there as well as individuals from game development companies) so to make my life easier, I started using it for my networking and news needs. Combines two things in one. I rarely ever use my Tumblr, but it's nice to have for when I feel like discovering photos. I don't broadcast my life, I do update about 3-4 times a week on my Twitter, but I can't remember the last time I've updated my Facebook. Most of the statuses coming out of my Facebook account now are from friends of mine who log into my Facebook account from my computer when they come over.

As far as hashtags go, it's a discovery tool. Like a keyword pretty much. It helps you find things similar to that hashtag and stuff like that. It only serves a purpose on Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. On Facebook, it's annoying and doesn't do sh**. I don't know why people on Facebook do it, but for the other 3 networking sites I listed it's almost a necessity.
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