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Liking and commenting on photos

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One of the easiest ways to interact with people on Instagram is to like and comment on the photos that they posted. And so once you navigate to somebody's profile or if you see a photo pop up in your news feed that you like, in order to access that photo, all you have to do is just tap on it, and it will load up. And once you get into the photo itself, you have the ability down here at the bottom to either like the photo or to comment on the photo. So if you were to like the photo, it's just a one click thing. You like it, and that gives instant approval to this person letting them know, "Hey! You know what, I thought what you did here was pretty cool." So I'm just going to like it.

Liking and commenting on photos

One of the easiest ways to interact with people on Instagram is to like and comment on the photos that they posted. And so once you navigate to somebody's profile or if you see a photo pop up in your news feed that you like, in order to access that photo, all you have to do is just tap on it, and it will load up. And once you get into the photo itself, you have the ability down here at the bottom to either like the photo or to comment on the photo. So if you were to like the photo, it's just a one click thing. You like it, and that gives instant approval to this person letting them know, "Hey! You know what, I thought what you did here was pretty cool." So I'm just going to like it.

If you want to comment on the photo, you just tap the Comment button, and then you can leave a comment. Once you have your comment typed out, just hit Send, and it will automatically post that comment just like so. Now, in addition to commenting and liking from the mobile application, you can also comment and like from the web as well. So, if we jump over into the website now for Instagram, let's assume that somebody posted this on Facebook or Twitter and I click the link and it took me to this page.

There is no real web presence for Instagram, but you can still view photos of Instagram posts on the Instagram website, and so you can see here that it's already got some likes, and it's got some comments as well. And so, if I wanted to like this, I just click here, and I've now liked it. I'm logged into the Instagram system via the web mind you, and so I can like it directly from there. I can also post a comment. And so, I can look at the comments so far, and I can respond to any comments here. Once I have that comment ready, I just press Enter or Return on my keyboard, and it goes like that.

And so, once I have those posted from there or my mobile application, I'm now interacting with other people, carrying on a conversation about the Instagram photos that they have posted or I have posted, and it's just an overall better experience by interacting with others and getting a conversation going around the ideas that you shared.

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Sharing Photos with Instagram

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Justin Seeley
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  1. 1m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 25s
  2. 13m 31s
    1. What is Instagram?
      1m 3s
    2. Downloading Instagram for iOS
      57s
    3. Downloading Instagram for Android
      1m 4s
    4. Signing up for an account
      1m 59s
    5. Exploring the Instagram website
      4m 18s
    6. Viewing an Instagram profile
      4m 10s
  3. 10m 19s
    1. Exploring the Instagram app
      5m 24s
    2. Taking a photo and controlling the built-in flash
      2m 46s
    3. Working with Auto Exposure and Auto Focus
      59s
    4. Using the rule of thirds grid
      1m 10s
  4. 24m 52s
    1. Opening a photo from your camera roll
      1m 3s
    2. Cropping and rotating photos
      1m 21s
    3. Applying effects to images
      3m 49s
    4. Simulating a tilt-shift lens
      1m 53s
    5. Simulating shallow depth of field
      2m 15s
    6. Using the Lux feature
      2m 16s
    7. Adding borders to your photos
      2m 20s
    8. Adding captions and location information
      2m 54s
    9. Tagging photos with hashtags
      3m 24s
    10. Saving high-resolution versions of your photos
      3m 37s
  5. 30m 13s
    1. Sharing with social networks
      5m 41s
    2. Sharing photos with Foursquare
      1m 11s
    3. Finding people to follow on Instagram
      3m 59s
    4. Unfollowing a user
      1m 38s
    5. Blocking and unblocking users
      2m 46s
    6. Liking and commenting on photos
      1m 58s
    7. Deleting comments
      2m 28s
    8. Instagram for business
      4m 29s
    9. Creating a meetup for Instagram users
      6m 3s
  6. 22m 51s
    1. Viewing Instagram photos using a web browser
      6m 14s
    2. Integrating Instagram into a website
      6m 14s
    3. Finding essential apps for Instagrammers
      1m 35s
    4. Printing Instagram photos
      1m 0s
    5. Tracking your Instagram statistics
      7m 48s
  7. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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