Instagram is a free online photo sharing and social network platform that was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and launched in October 2010. It started gaining massive popularity and Facebook Inc. acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock in April 2012.
As of September 2012, Instagram has more than 100 million active users.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF INSTAGRAM LOGO
Shape, Colors and Font of the Instagram Logo
The Instagram logo portrays a vintage Polaroid OneStep Rainbow camera and the website’s name in a handwritten typeface. Both of these elements are placed on a blue background. It was created by the co-founder and chief executive Kevin Systrom himself. The logo undoubtedly is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable logos in digital media.
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