Instagram Will Ready for Android, Really?
Instagram, editing and photo sharing application has successful in iOS platform, expressed readiness to compete in the Android platform. This conveyed by Kevin Systrom, co founder Instagram.
“Arguably, this is better than our application in IOS. This is crazy,” he told reporters Systrom Instagram on TechCrunch about the capabilities of Android. However, Systrom cannot give a complete demo application. However, he stated, Instagram application for Android is already ready.
Mike Krieger, Instagram is also co-founder, also spoke on this matter. According to Krieger, Instagram is a little late to enter the Android platform as long as it focuses on the platforms, the IOS.
“We do not consider this too long, but we only have a priority. If we try to go to the IOS and the Android Gadget at the same time, we do not know whether the innovation will be as good as we are now,” said Krieger.
Krieger also cannot be sure, what kind of business model will be used Instagram. Currently, Krieger and Systrom says Instagram member who has registered 27 million worldwide.
The number of members has not used for advertising or Instagram paid applications. Instagram still rely on investment from third parties. Systrom and Krieger did not comment on rumors of new funding. Reportedly, the investment into Instagram will make it worth 500 million U.S. dollars.
“Is Instagram will grow into a billion-dollar business? We’ll see on the way forward,” said Krieger. Systrom added Instagram development still regarded as a fortune.
He feels fortunate to have a fantastic team argues, that can make an application to extend Instagram quickly. Instagram launched in 2010 and can only used for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. In 2011, Instagram “crowned” Apple as the “Application of the Year”.
When Instagram for Android launch? We wait for presence.