Instagram 3.0 App For iOS Includes New Mapping Feature [Updates]

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The latest update of the widely popular photo sharing app Instagram was released on Thursday in the App Store. This major 3.0 version includes photo mapping and few other new features for its users. This is the third major update of the app since Instagram was acquired by Facebook last April.

Instagram is a photo app that allows users to apply one of several warm, saturated, slightly blurred, or high exposure filters and effects to photos, and then post them to their photo stream. Instagram users can favorite each other’s photos and leave comments. With the new update, photo shooters can now put the location of their shots on a map.

To map your existing photos, you launch the updated version, open your profile and tap “Photo Map.” Before enabling the feature you will be reminded about how your photos will be placed on a map in which anyone using the application can view. The map primarily shows general geo-location, not the exact address where photos were taken.

You can scroll your collection of mapped photos and deselect the ones you don’t want mapped. After you approve the feature, you can choose which photos to map after you snap or import them into Instagram. The feature also allows you to choose or name a location for a shot before it’s posted to your photo stream.

In addition to bug fixes and performance improvements, the upgrade includes larger photo sizes on each user’s profile page, infinite scrolling of photo feeds, and a redesigned upload screen.

Source: Macworld

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