Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Finally : Official Instagram app coming to Windows Phone!

Tuesday at Nokia World, Nokia announced that a few of the most popular apps from iOS and Android -- Flipboard, Instagram, and Vine -- are at last coming to Windows Phone.

After months of pressure from Nokia, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom confirmed today that an official client will be made available to Windows Phone users shortly. "Our ultimate goal is to bring Instagram to everyone who wants to use it," says Systrom. "We're looking forward to watching the Windows Phone community use Instagram to capture and share beautiful moments in the coming weeks." The app closes a big hole in the Windows Phone ecosystem, allowing owners to use an officially supported Instagram client. Until now, those with a Windows Phone device had to rely on third-party clients to get their Vine and Instagram fixes.

Instagram is a big deal for Microsoft and Windows Phone. It also furthers the case for Windows Phone as the number three mobile OS as Nokia continues to push the market share in the right direction.