Instagram for video

  • Video Killed The Instagram Star

    Video Killed The Instagram Star

    Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app Vine. It gave users a new way to share what is happening around them. But while it was an ambitious new feature for the company to add, the end result has been that Instagram has sacrificed the user experience for those… Read More

  • Instagram Hit 5 Million Video Uploads Within 24 Hours

    Instagram Hit 5 Million Video Uploads Within 24 Hours

    Judging by the massive spike in selfies (and response selfies) and lunch shots in our Instagram feeds following the debut of their new video functionality, it certainly seemed like a successful launch. Now, thanks to some stats that the team just shared with us, we know exactly how well it did right out of the gate. Read More

  • Instagram Video Demo

    Hands-On With Instagram’s New Video Feature

    We’ve just made our way out of Facebook’s Headquarters in Menlo Park, where Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom took the stage to debut the app’s new (and not un-Vinelike) video functionality. Read More

  • Instagram For Video – Music, Meaning And Moments Succeed Where Others Fail

    Instagram For Video – Music, Meaning And Moments Succeed Where Others Fail

    Editor’s note: Peter Csathy is president and CEO of online video technology company Sorenson Media. There is a burgeoning fascination around the topic of which startups will become the “Instagram for video.” Stories abound on the subject. But while most articles do identify mobile video “contenders,” they also miss the mark, because they fail to focus on the… Read More

  • Cloning Instagram For Video Will Not Revolutionize Mobile Video

    Cloning Instagram For Video Will Not Revolutionize Mobile Video

    Editor’s note: Sandeep Casi is founder and CEO of Cinemacraft. Previously, he worked on Virtual Reality at General Motors, led the Systems Group at Industrial Light + Magic (a division of Lucasfilm), and was a research scientist at Fuji Xerox Palo Alto Lab. He currently lives on a plane traveling between Tokyo and San Francisco. You can follow him on Twitter. Peter Csathy’s… Read More

  • With Help From Facebook Timeline, Viddy Becomes Top Free iPhone App

    With Help From Facebook Timeline, Viddy Becomes Top Free iPhone App

    With the skyrocketing popularity and billion-dollar sale of Instagram, there’s an ongoing race to apply Instagram’s wildly successful photo sharing model to mobile video. There are a number of startups vying to claim the “Instagram for Video” title, with Socialcam, Viddy, Klip, Mobli, and even the infamous Color all in the running. Yet, today brings evidence that Viddy… Read More