The Pierces get their own Instagram-like photos app
Congratulations to whoever at Universal Music Group hit on the idea of making an Instagram-like app for an artist - it's a neat idea. Folk duo The Pierces are the beneficiaries, with their new Retropix iPhone app.
September 13, 2011
Instagram boss says Justin Bieber hasn’t strained its servers
Justin Bieber famously had entire racks of servers dedicated to his traffic at Twitter in 2010, such was its volume. When he joined photo-sharing service Instagram earlier this year, you might have wondered if it would face...
September 1, 2011
Justin Bieber joins Instagram and sparks traffic surge
Until now, social photo-sharing service Instagram's highest profile musician was Snoop Dogg. Now the rapper has been eclipsed after Justin Bieber signed up for the service, and tweeted out his first Instagram picture. Co-founder...
July 22, 2011
Vaccines use Instagram to solicit fan photos for music video
The Vaccines are the latest artist to tap into mobile photo-sharing service Instagram, with a campaign to solicit content for their next music video
July 21, 2011
Swift.fm wants to be ‘an Instagram for music’
Swift.fm started life as a service to help artists distribute music through Twitter. However, it's just relaunched with a wider remit, allowing artists to connect their various social profiles and then...
June 16, 2011
Instagram launches ‘iPhone Hooks’ for external apps
Photo-sharing app Instagram has more than four million users, despite only being available on iPhone. We've written about how some artists have used it, including Snoop Dogg and Moby...
June 2, 2011
Moby uses Instagram and SoundCloud for new Destroyed microsite
Moby's upcoming album/photography project Destroyed has its own microsite, which makes innovative use of the APIs from SoundCloud and photo-sharing service Instagram...
May 10, 2011
Instagram founder: ‘We’re an entertainment platform’
We've written a bit about Instagram in recent months: the photo-sharing app has signed up three million users (including Snoop Dogg). Now its founders have talked about their wider ambitions. "By no means do we think of Instagram...
April 4, 2011
PicPlz and Instagram launch developer APIs
Bear with us on this one, as it may not seem immediately relevant.
February 9, 2011
Snoop Dogg is on Instagram
Last week, we wrote about iPhone photo-sharing service Instagram's appeal to brands, wondering "if more artists might start popping up on the service in the months ahead".
January 20, 2011