Nokia takes Instagram campaign to banner ads

Nokia takes Instagram campaign to banner ads
It might feel a little creepy, like a stalker who just won't give up on a prey. Nokia has raised the stakes on its attempt to woo Facebook owned Instagram with its #2InstaWithLove campaign. The Finnish handset manufacturer is trying to get the photo-sharing social network to build a version for Windows Phone which would allow users of its Nokia Lumia line to use the popular service. First came the app and now comes the use of banner ads to really move the campaign into a higher gear.

Nokia is now using banner ads for its Instagram campaign

Nokia is now using banner ads for its Instagram campaign

The banner ad is designed to get more Windows Phone users to sign up for the #2InstaWithLove app. The app uses the Polaroid filter on a photograph you take and automatically puts the #2InstaWithLove hashtag on it while posting it to a social network of your choice. The idea is to show Instagram developers how badly Nokia users want the app to be made available in the Windows Phone Store.

But this all might be moot. A screenshot of the Windows Phone Store allegedly revealed that the app will be coming to the platform this May. In addition, a Nokia Lumia 620 being advertised in Portugal apparently included Instagram on a Live Tile. Instagram is currently available for iOS and Android. Once it became available in the Google Play Store last April, 50 million Android users signed up for it over the first 6 months.

source: WMPoweruser

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51 Comments

2. MONUQ

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

Crazy People.....More crazy i have think of it...... Just for one app..... Few say u have paperweight If ur mobile os has no instagram..... Few say u have paperweight If ur mobile os has no Temple Run.... bla-bla -bla-bla crazy or idiot.....

26. The-S-Returns

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 17, 2013

The OS has no Apps and games! The main drawbacks are 1 lack of notification 2 Me tile 3 the upgrade 4 exclusive search button 5 lack of volume profiles 6 the pseudo wp8 7 rotation lock 8 fix multitasking 9 store 10 always visible status bar 11 gapless audio playback 12 make features available to wider audience 13 fm radio 14 making call is time consuming 15 fix the calendar 16 home screen sync backup 17 select all 18 revamp podcast 19 ie10 20 allow apps to install ad card 21 a better Zune alternative 22 VPN Wow way to many drawbacks This WP is abort back

37. astronot

Posts: 17; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

You also might want to add 23. milk. 24. hairdresser and 26. pancake on your list. You must be the biggest troll of trolls, since you really took the time to write such a non sense list. I know, it is frustrating to be invested into Apple's way too expensive ecosystem.

61. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Yeah, not getting a WP because it doesn't make coffee for me.

55. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Yo, S-Return, we might as well name you Sretard instead. Since when is dying for FM radio a critical aspect to your super computing needs? Pathetic...

3. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

nokia needs to go android if they want to be known if not stay windows good bye

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Like I've said earlier, Nokia + Windows Phone = TRUE NOKIA MASTERPIECE

47. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i remember that......!!!

4. josephnero

Posts: 776; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Nokia is almost begging for an useless app and WP fans always say they dont need apps. oh the irony

18. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

there alot of people who rly wants to switch to WP but dont coz of no instagram

64. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

because d**k$ like you complain that windowsphone has no apps. then suggesting buying android phones instead.

66. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

repost: not really. the community (EVEN PHONE SITE REVIEWS LIKE PA) complain that there are few apps on WP (even though there are plenty). and 1st on the list was an instagram app. they facking complain wp has no apps coz there is no instgram in it. so nokia is convincing the instagram team to buiild one. blame instagram team not making one for windowsphone

5. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

What a desperate move...

20. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

so what?

39. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

It makes Nokia look like a homeless person begging for help

51. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

not rly

65. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

not really. the community (EVEN PHONE SITE REVIEWS LIKE PA) complain that there are few apps on WP (even though there are plenty). and 1st on the list was an instagram app. they f**king complain wp has no apps coz there is no instgram in it. so nokia is convincing the instagram team to buiild one.

6. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

if nokia makes just one android it would make more money and it would be more known than any other company out there but they are dump they want to stay windows there is nothing with staying windows but they can still release one android plus windows is going to stab them in the back with there own phones.

7. yero789 unregistered

People,stop saying that Nokia should go for Android,I don't think that Nokia need Android.I mean Android was a miserable OS when it was released,but time passed and it's the most used OS in the world.So that will be with Nokia and Windows Phone too,,,Nokia is very unique by staying with WIndows Phone,because nearly all the phone manufacturers use Android,and Nokia is unique by staying with Windows Phone,,,Nokia makes Windows Phone better!And about the apps,there will be plenty of apps in WIndows Phone store by the time!

8. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

no one is saying anything. there is nothing wrong with staying windows but if they want more people to buy nokia and market there nokia as a company and make money and more money at the same time more than they making with windows and grow bigger with windows they would have to make one Android phone to bring more people to buy nokia and market themselves and make more money to build them self better earn them self being unquie. but now they are with windows and they not making much and not many people swithcing because no markting and also soon windows will stab them in the back with making there own phones and it would be late to make Android phone for nokia. if they want to be successful they should not close the door look at the other companies they get in to anything they keep there options open they have a back up plan but nokia doesn't

9. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Hey all the haters here.. Nokia is doing this for their users...... If they are trying their best to bring an app on WP ..they can do anything to make user experience better...... A Loyal company for Loyal users... ... Not for losers..

45. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

LOL typical ENDIANS nokia fans

53. faisal8708

Posts: 104; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

WTF was tht dude

54. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Fark off if you want to bring racism into the topic This is customer service, Nokia is helping and supporting their customers

58. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You mean Winners?

68. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

dont be a retard.

11. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

If Nokia wants to succeed, i think they should release a similar smartphone that would run android or WP8. Like the Lumia 800 that looks like the N9, or the 710 looks like the Nokia 603, that's what they did to get into the WP market. Also using android will allow for better hardware that will support a 41MP Pureview sensor, and a 1080p display for viewing these amazing pictures, and better CPUs and GPUs for gaming. What i meant is that if a user can chose what he wants, a Lumia 920 for WP, and a (add a fancy name) 920 running android. Everybody will be satisifed.

14. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Idk about everyone else but when a company listens to the cries of its consumers, and makes apps itself to satisfy those cries that's loyalty to the consumer. Now when that same company is prohibited from making an app because of terms of services, and instead they start a campaign to get the app maker to create one, not just for its own devices, but for competitors as well, that's loyalty. Nokia is a company that is loyal to its consumers they see apps and games that are popular on other platforms, that publishers won't bring to wp8, and they decide to recode and publish on wp8 instead. When there is feedback and complaints about a device they listen and push updates. HTC, Moto, and Samsung on the other hand, are slow to update, and don't listen to to customer feedback. And people are still loyal. That's like chasing around a girl that doesn't like you and buying her stuff to get her love. I'll stick to the girl that will reciprocate my loyalty

67. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

because this is nokia. connecting people.

15. SamsungELITE unregistered

I just dont know why Nokia needs to beg for such a single app? (instagram) So what if they got the instagram? Will that make their sales grow 100%? Instead begging for an app that is impossible to come, Nokia must focus their attention on how to get their glory days instead begging for an app that is really exclusive for iOS and android only. Poor Nokia

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