Nokia says @InstagramWP is not real

Nokia says @InstagramWP is not real
As we suspected all along, the @InstagramWP Twitter account was called a fake by none other than Nokia. Ironically, it was only because Nokia was following the site that many thought that it could have been genuine. The tweet sent out from the account read "Good things come to those that wait! :)" which was a message alluding to the long wait that Windows Phone owners have endured waiting for an official Instagram app.

According to Doug Dawson, Nokia's head of Media Relations, an auto-follow rule on Tweetsender led it to appear as though the Finnish company was following tweets from the @InstagramWP account, giving it a lot of credibility. But Nokia unfollowed the account not too long afterward.

On Wednesday, we told you right away that we felt that the tweet was not genuine for a number of reasons. Meanwhile, one of the better third party Instagram apps for Windows Phone, Itsdagram, might soon return to the Windows Phone Store after its developers quickly pulled it on Monday to work on some missing features. The app offered just about everything the real Instagram does except for the filters.

source: @DougDawson via MobilityDigest, WMPoweruser

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9 Comments

1. idroidequis

Posts: 103; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Must be a slow news day..

2. Omar-BHR95

Posts: 184; Member since: Dec 23, 2012

BUT WHEN WILL INSTAGRAM COME

3. galaxymega6.3

Posts: 33; Member since: May 08, 2013

I hope they won't come

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I hope you won't click on this article and post HATE comment.

5. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Me2, hope it dosen't come.... ™

8. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

why, will it make you cry if they do kid? you poor child how it must hurt been irrelevant

9. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

Hope it does. WP8 looks promising, together with Nokia.

6. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Fake instagram for Wp8, Lmfao, hahahahaha ™

7. SleepingOz unregistered

WP is always left out..

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