Windows Phone version of Instagram gets update

Windows Phone version of Instagram gets update
For Windows Phone users, having their own Instagram app is heady stuff, even if the app remains in beta. It seems like it's been years since those using the platform started demanding Instagram. Who could forget the dumping of tea in Boston Harbor to protest the lack of a Instagram app in the Windows Phone Store? #2InstaWithLove app offered by Nokia to filter pictures taken by Windows Phone users. The app also allows users to post their handiwork on a social media site like Twitter or Facebook.

While a number of third party Instagram apps appeared in the Windows Phone Store, nothing compares to the original Instagram app. And now that the beta version of it is available for Windows Phone users, there has been an update to version 0.2. This update brings the ability to tag people in photos and when uploading content to the site, you can use the names of friends and followers. The update also allows you to add photos to maps.

If you're a Windows Phone user, keep in mind that updates like this one will eventually bring the app to parity with the iOS and Android version of it.  And of course there is the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements. Go ahead and take some time off to make sure that you've updated Instagram on your handset.


source: Instagram via WPCentral

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11 Comments

10. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

This app is terrible compared to 6tag. The only people that are going to care about it are those who have no clue 6tag exists and have been waiting for the one named "Instagram".

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

6tag has more options,filters,ect...

6. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Exactly❕.. Who doesn't know this❔

9. Bilpocalypse

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Apparently Alan F. doesn't.

4. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

6tag is the best Instagram app on WP... Are the same haters that post negative comments about WP, and obviously have never touched one,, the same people who work for PA❔

3. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

I get why some people want to go with the OFFICIAL APP. But ON ANY PLATFORM, I think sometimes third party apps are FAR better than the official applications. Sometimes larger groups of developers cannot pay attention to detail... But sometimes official apps are better (more resources at their disposal.) "You gotta play to win"

11. andynaija

Posts: 1268; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

True for example look at the official Facebook App for Android, even though I use the browser for Facebook I wouldn't download their official app because it's been too buggy for the past nearly 2 years. So I uninstalled and haven't used it since.

1. bc3tech

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 13, 2013

"Nothing compares to the original instagram app" really? 6tag kicks its ass.

2. tadaa

Posts: 267; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

by a mile

7. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

true... 6tag is way better...

8. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Agree +++ I have both apps and I always use 6tag instead of instagram

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