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Instagram Is Coming To Android. Finally!

By Lisa Carlin

Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom has confirmed that the photo-sharing service is coming to Android, speaking at the Le Web conference in Paris, reports Stephen Shankland of CNET. Systrom said that there are two people currently working on Instagram for Android.

Instagram has been quite popular among iPhone users, and currently has a reported 14 million plus user base. It is a free app that lets users chose filters to change the look pf pictures they have taken, and share to Facebook, flickr or Twitter.

 

 

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