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Posts Tagged ‘Instagram’

Pinterest Picks Up Instagram’s Ball And Runs With It

Instagram make have been justified in its decision to stop helping users to post their pretty pics to Twitter, but it may have been a foolish move in the game of social media platform dominance.

Pinterest appears to have joined forces with Twitter – or to have at least decided to kneel before Zod. Mwahahaha.

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Twitter Moves Fast And Adds Photo Editing Capabilities

Earlier today we told you that Twitter planned to roll out photo filtering capabilities by the end of the year.

Well, guess what? Those over-achievers got them out the door today!

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Continue Sharing Instagram Pics On Twitter With This IFTTT Recipe

After sharing a few ways to post Instagram photos to Twitter after they disconnect, one commenter, Eric Schatz, asked if there was a reason why an IFTT trigger wouldn’t work.

We didn’t know if IFTTT was cutting off access to Twitter entirely (a la Instagram) since the company sent its users an email explaining that they would no longer be able to tap into the Twitter API, so all recipes that included Twitter would stop functioning after September 27th. Maybe it still will – who knows?

But as of now, you can use IFTTT to send stuff TO Twitter. You just can’t go the other way. Happy day.

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Twitter To Offer Photo Filters By End Of 2012

Here’s Twitter’s answer to Instagram’s plans to cut off embedding pictures on Twitter.

Twitter, it’s being said, will be rolling out its own photo filters by the end of this year.

There hasn’t been any official announcement yet, but multiple credible tech sources have it on good authority that the rumors are true.

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How To Post Instagram Photos On Twitter After They Disconnect

Instagram is telling Twitter to take a hike and soon you won’t be able to seamlessly post Instagram’s pics directly to Twitter anymore.

But you will still be able to post them to Twitter if you use one of these workarounds.

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Instagram Says Sayonara To Twitter

Ever since Twitter missed out on snagging Instagram, relations between the two tech companies have been strained. Twitter cut off Instagram’s “find friends from Twitter” feature, but Instagram found a work-around (of sorts) with @mention translations.

But now, it seems Instagram isn’t happy with that. And it isn’t happy with merely beating Twitter for the share of daily mobile users. Instagram is the one that wants out and they’ve taken steps to permanently severe cross-platform sharing in the future.

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Twitter Rumored To Be Adding Photos Filters In Move To Battle Instagram

So we all recall the kerfuffle when Facebook snatched Instagram away from Twitter and co-founder Jack Dorsey stopped using the tool in a tiff.

And then Twitter took away Instagram’s API access, solidifying the rift. But then Instagram was all “in yo’ face, Twitter” as it came out with a workaround that promised to convert Twitter’s  photo-loving users faster than your favorite cult.

Well, according to The New York Times, Twitter is planning some pretty cool updates in the coming months, including photo filters “that will allow people to share altered images on Twitter and bypass Instagram.”

Don’t you love tech wars? All that’s missing are battling avatar-style robots.

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Instagram Shrugs Off Twitter Snub And Finds Feature Work-Around

Remember we told you about Twitter cutting off Instagram’s access to its API, destroying Instagram’s “find friends on Twitter” feature?

Well, the crafty little picture powerhouse that could appears to have found a work-around. At least in part.

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Instagram Beat Out Twitter For Daily Mobile Users In August [STATS]

For the first time in history, Instagram saw more daily users in the United States accessing its app on mobile than Twitter did. The month of August saw nearly half a million more users augmenting their photos with sepia-toned and retro lenses than sending 140 character messages every day.
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After LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, The Latest To Get Disconnected From Twitter Is IFTTT

Twitter has been on a virtual rampage lately, shutting its doors to prominent companies who had been used to displaying and interacting tweets for years. Businesses like LinkedIn appear to be doing just fine after being ousted by Twitter, but the latest to be put on the chopping block might not be so lucky.
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