- Kuwait Times Extra
Kevin Systrom, 28, from Boston, made his first fortune after he closed an offer with Facebook to purchase a new photosharing application, which was launched in October 2010, for $1 billion.
The new program Instagram includes filters to make changes in photos and can instantly be shared over many social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter – which are increasing in popularity with their 30 million users.
Instagram.com says on its website that its application is fast, beautiful and fun.
I think it is more than that, as followers of all ages, from 13 years and older, are increasing in numbers rapidly. One of Instagram’s great features is its self-censorship. It blocks any photo that is harmful, including pornographic, from being posted on its ‘Insta-universe’.
Those phenomenon, which began with many social networking tools like Facebook, then Twitter, YouTube and now Instagram, have given the word a global new meaning. It, indeed, gave people a larger role in expressing themselves. It allowed them to breathe freely with fewer or no restrictions by commenting, and expressing, their likes and dislikes. It has now introduced them a way to visually express themselves.
All this happens when leading revolutions used these networks as a powerful tool to force governments to resign or rulers to quit and be prosecuted. These are memorable times. Man has made the impossible possible, connecting with each other more than what could ever have been imagined.
One such “unimagined thing” is the common example of finding old friends that we did not see or expect to see again after one or two decades. Also, they allowed to create friendships from all sides of the universe. Let’s have all the benefits of this. Yes, it is the age of Facebooking, Youtubeing, Twittering , Instagraming and more…
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