One of the popular apps on the social web, – is a popular photography sharing website owned by Facebook/Meta. Initial release: October 6, 2010.

Check out Threads a new app in 2023, built by the Instagram team, for sharing text updates and joining public conversations.

Also see: Instagrammable

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Digital Literacy Quiz Questions

  • Have you created an account on Instagram? // ¿Has creado una cuenta en Instagram?
  • How often do you like others’ photos? // ¿Con qué frecuencia te gustan las fotos de los demás?
  • Have you uploaded photos? // ¿Has subido fotos?
  • Have you created an account on Threads? // ¿Has creado una cuenta en Threads?


Woman kicked off American Airlines flight is outraged, says she is “Instagram famous” – Boing Boing
The Great Food Instagram Vibe Shift – Eater
Everyone wants to Instagram the world’s most beautiful canyon. Should they? – Vox
This video proves we’re all just taking the same Instagram pictures

I enjoy Instagram more with the opportunity of checking out some friends and family, some of whom are only on Instagram. That said, I’m not your typical engaged Instagram fan. It lacks the Creative Commons license options that Flickr has.

Thinking about Instagram and what makes ‘instagrammable’ places and experiences. Is it now wrong to visit aesthetically beautiful places? And now do we turn this to mutual advantage – by showing something that benefits the visitor and the visited. I’ll take friends to Seven Magic Mountains while we have the chance. Viva Land Art! Viva Local Travel. Viva Instagram!

The Instagrammability of a destination is apparently now the number one motivation for booking a holiday for millennials. Is it sucking the joy out of travel, or is social approval through travel nothing new? – Justin Francis



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