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Dec 11, 2012

Twitter launches color filters for Photos, challenges Instagram and Facebook

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After Instagram removed authentication to view its photos in the Twitter streamline, Twitter announced its new color filters to challenge Instagram. As Instagram removed the authentication, Instagram photos will not be allowed to show on Twitter. Instagram is a service started to add filters to the photos taken by your tablets or smartphones and it has been popular since its inception. That's the reason Facebook recently acquired Instagram as part of its services where users can take and upload photos with Instagram and share on Facebook.

In order to challenge both the number one Social media platform and Instagram, Twitter announced its new color filters for user-uploaded photos. This new service is powered by Aviary, a New York-based company which develops image-editing software for photo-sharing platforms like Flickr, and now for Twitter. Twitter's color filters will be available for Apple and android devices from now on.

Image uploading and sharing has been a great experience  for both the users and the social media giants. Through these services both the number of users and viewership of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook has increased heights. To improve such an experience Facebook offered a price of $1 billion to acquire Instagram and what CEO Mark Zuckerbeg said about this is ""Providing the best photo sharing experience is one reason why so many people love Facebook and we knew it would be worth bringing these two companies together,


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