Instagram Documentation for Developers – Instagram API

Instagram’s API uses the OAuth 2.0 protocol for authentication and authorization. OAuth 2.0  allow developers to start using the Instagram API almost immediately. All requests to the API must be made over SSL (https:// not http://) For the most part, Instagram’s API only requires the use of a client_id. A client_id simply associates your server, […]

Instagram for Android

Supported Devices Instagram work on any camera phone with Android 2.2 or above with support for OpenGL ES 2. Instagram for Android cannot be run on tablet devices at this time. OpenGL ES 2 is a special graphics processing language that exists on modern-day devices. Instagram uses this language and phone’s GPU to make  filters […]

Facebook to Acquire Instagram

Facebook announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Instagram, a fun, popular photo-sharing app for mobile devices. The total consideration for San Francisco-based Instagram is approximately $1 billion in a combination of cash and shares of Facebook. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close later this quarter. […]