One of the most famous photography apps, which is powered on the iPhones and reminds the users about the 1970s style and appeal, recently announced its expansion plans and claimed that it is developing and Android App. The company is looking forward to increasing its existing membership base of 50 million users by double, with the launch of its Android, according to CNET reports.
“We have two people working on Android now,” Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram said at LeWeb in Paris. “I’m excited to be able to see our numbers today nearly double.”
However, no extra details were provided on the speculated Android App’s arrival or the timeline and Systroms says that the company is still concentrating on the ways to increase its membership.
Though this may seem to be a big change for the firm, its surprides everyone before with the release of Instagran 2.0, which brought live filters, instant tilt-shift. High resolution pictures and provided users with a swift working experience. The company also revealed at Le Wed that it is planning to include ads in the free app.
“Obviously, we didn’t start a business to not make money,” Systrom says. “Our focus now is on growing the network. You really need to build up the network, or no advertisers care.”
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