After ditching full photo displays (Vcards) from Twitter on Monday the team at Instagram wasted no time in debuting new features of its very own. The world’s largest social photo sharing platform announced updates for both its iOS and Android apps.
Instagram’s new features include integration with Foursquare, improvements to its camera integration standards and a new black-and-white filter.
All location pages for Instagram now feature a Foursquare button which launches the Foursquare app if installed or a website location if the Foursquare app is not featured on the users smartphone. In both cases Foursquare provides information about the venue where the photo was taken.
Also included via the update is a new grid guide that is used when taking or editing photos. Users can also now preview their most recent photos.
Photos also now save in the app and in a separate album on the users iOS or Android smartphone. The new album is simply titled Instagram. [Read more…]