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Report: Instagram to arrive on Windows Phone this year

11 SEP 2012

Reports circulating online this week suggest that popular photo sharing app Instagram is heading to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system.

The app is already available for iOS and Android platforms, and now a report from The Verge claims Instagram could soon be available as an exclusive app on Nokia’s new Lumia devices. However, a later report from VentureBeat claimed the rumours were inaccurate.

In April Instagram was acquired by social networking giant Facebook for US$1 billion. The app allows users to edit photos taken on their mobile phones with a variety of vintage filters and gives them the option to share them via social networks. At the time the deal was announced Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company plans to retain the Instagram brand. Responding to the Instagram/Windows Phone reports this week, a Facebook spokesperson told VentureBeat that the social networking giant doesn't comment "on rumours or speculation."


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