Instagram

Expert's Review

  1. Sz***** At*****'s Review 2014-08-02 14:17

    Instagram is a huge photo sharing social network. The application has an innovative feature that permits to users to record 15 seconds long videos, apply filters and frames to it and then post it as well. It also has video stabilisation feature that gives high-quality results.

    The first step you have to make is to sign up with a username. You should give your e-mail address and password as well. After the registration you can create your own profile with your biography and real name. You will be asked to get access to Facebook and Twitter. It is possible to check out who of your friends on that social network are adapting Instagram. You can seek for friends by username or tags.

    Instagram has a user-friendly interface. There is a 5-tabs bottom bar. “Home” is where you can check out your posted photos and interactions. “Popular” contains the updated 6x4 grid of famous pictures of the moment. “Central” alleviates to post photos from your gallery or from your camera. There 18 distinct filters to correct brightness, remove/add frame or rotate the pictures. When you finish editing the photos, you can upload them, tag people on them and write comments as well. It is possible to share the pictures on Facebook, Tumblr and Foursquare. “News” gives you the chance to check out your personal activity and others activity, too. “Me” is your own profile with your pictures posted and followers.

    It is a recommended application because of its simple usage, comfortable layout, high social integration and huge video and photo sharing network. Give it a try!

App Description


Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the world's moments. Transform your everyday photos and videos into works of art and share them with your family and friends.
See the world through somebody else's eyes by following not only the people you know, but inspirational Instagrammers, photographers, athletes, celebrities and fashion icons. Every time you open Instagram, you'll see new photos and videos from your closest friends, plus breathtaking moments shared by creative people across the globe.
Over 300 million people use Instagram to: * Edit photos and videos with free, custom-designed filters.
* Improve photos with 10 advanced creative tools to change brightness, contrast and saturation as well as shadows, highlights and perspective.
* Find people to follow based on the accounts and photos they already love.
* Instantly share photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social networks.
* Connect with Instagrammers all over the world and keep up with their photos and videos. * Send private photo and video messages directly to friends.

The application has access to the following:

Affects battery

prevent device from sleeping

Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep.

Camera/Microphone

record audio

record audio

Camera/Microphone

take pictures and videos

Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

Network communication

full network access

Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

Network communication

receive data from Internet

Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

Network communication

view network connections

Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

Storage

modify or delete the contents of your USB storage

Allows the app to write to the USB storage.

System tools

read battery statistics

Allows an application to read the current low-level battery use data. May allow the application to find out detailed information about which apps you use.

System tools

test access to protected storage

Allows the app to test a permission for USB storage that will be available on future devices.

Your accounts

find accounts on the device

Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the tablet. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed. Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

Your applications information

retrieve running apps

Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

Your location

precise location (GPS and network-based)

Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

Your personal information

read your own contact card

Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others.

Your social information

read your contacts

Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your tablet, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.