Instagram Alternatives: 5 Free Photo-Sharing Apps to Consider

Instagram Alternatives: 5 Free Photo-Sharing Apps to Consider

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While photo sharing is certainly nothing new in the age of social media, photo-sharing mobile app Instagram has managed to grab and keep users' attention with its funky filters and special effects. Unlike photo archiving and sharing platforms Flickr and Picasa, which allow you to upload and share your photos with your social network, Instagram allows users to easily apply filters to photos to create an aged, vintage look, or zoom in on focal objects and blur out the rest of the picture. The result is a fun, addictive and inherently sharable photo experience that keeps Instagram gaining new users each day.

But how can small businesses take advantage of the Insta-craze? Here are a few tips to get your business in on the photo-sharing action.--Amanda Miller Littlejohn
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Popular photo app Instagram had many thinking that the new Terms of Service meant the platform had the right to sell our images to advertisers starting Jan 16. The platform changes caused numerous people to quit Instagram altogether. But not so fast, co-founder Kevin Systrom released a statement clarifying things.

However, if you’re still questioning the credibility of the Facebook-owned social networking service, Mashable outlines 5 free alternatives you should try:


The photo-and-video-sharing network allows users to choose from 20 filters, 15 borders and six crop shapes.

Read more at Mashable…