That social networking is the way the world communicates is a fact now. But Instagram free download is proving to be a powerful journalistic tool was the center of recent trade, Web Summit.
This fact was emphatically reiterated when the Chief Technology Officer of Instagram and its Founder, Mike Krieger revealed the number of uploads the site receives in a matter of 20 minutes – roughly 1.2 million photographs. Speaking onstage with Anna Dickson who has been in the journalistic and online image industry, there was more insight. Dickson is part of Google Photo and was a formerly with The Wall Street Journal as well as Huffington Post and Rolling Stone.
At the Web Summit the experts highlighted the importance of social and mobile technology leading the evolution of photography as well as journalism.
Instagram’s popularity as a photo-sharing site is growing by leaps and bounds and currently boasts of 400 million people, with average once-per-month usage. On a per day basis the number was 80 million photos uploaded.
The current trend in online journalism has meant the emphasis is on the image uploaded with the story. Therefore, writers will have to careful that the image of photograph, ‘tell the story’ they want to tell and not any other. The telling Mediterranean refugee crisis images had ‘shaped the narrative.’ When scenes were framed differently or angled differently, the images told a different story.
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Even as Australian celebrity Essena O’Neill’s story of crafting her ‘online persona’ broke headlines, Krieger emphasized the need for context ruling composition of the image. He cited the example of National Geographic icy sheet pic, which led to the content that highlighted the loss of environmental balances with lowered ice in a particular area.
Besides, Krieger noted the users would exercise self-regulation by unfollowing posts in the long-term, if they emphasized commercial aspects. The context and eventually content related to an image rule the world of photo journalism, emphasized both the experts. Instagram free download, since 2013 has moved into video uploads as well. 2015 has seen the photo-networking site, add it five-frame one-second video to offer users more options to bridge still photos and short video formats.