The number of social media applications has become vast and Instagram is rising faster as compared to any other social network. Yes, you wouldn’t be amazeto know over 200 million usersvisit an Instagram business profile in every single day. It was introduced in the year 2010, has seen huge growth over the years. This is why various entrepreneurs and brands are looking for a way, as well as, partner to build a similar app.
Are you one of those? Then you have certainly landed on the right place!
Fluperas a Mobile App Developerhas developed several social networking applications for our previous clients. Those apps have earned great success, which will be discussed in the later section. However, let us get started analyzing the success of the world’s most used application, Instagram.
Some Statistics about Instagram
1 Billion People use Instagram every month.
2 Billion posts are liked per day
It has 25 million business profiles
2 million monthly advertisers
No of users grew from 90 Million in 2013 to 1 Billion by 2018
Source: Statista (copied)
Instagram provides the following services
- Photo and Video Sharing
- Advertisement for your Business
- Opportunities to create, and share their content
- A safe environment which no one monitors
Working Model of Instagram
Great user engagement is the main reason for the company’s success. Many people have made a career out of Instagram. Instagram users first make their brand image posting images and videos which is being followed by thousands or millions of people.Instagram user engagement is 120 times more than Twitter, and 58 times more than Facebook. This is the reason why advertisement is so successful on Instagram.
According to Merkle’s Digital Marketing report, more than 98 percent of Instagram revenue comes from Sponsored advertisements. Since Facebook has acquired Instagram so we can say that Facebook earns this much amount from Sponsored Ads. Great user interface and multiple features are the reason for its success.
FeaturesWe Can Add to Your Social Media App Like Instagram
Authorization and app Integration
With this, new users can sign up or login to the already created accounts. Interlinking with social media apps like Facebook, Tinder, and other apps could be done easily.
Check activity log
It will allow users to check all the activities performed recently on the application. It includes sending messages, comments, following or unfollowing someone.
Search feature could be developed enabling users to find out other people on the platform just like friends, relatives, or any famous personalities.Just go to the search tab and find out anyone.
This Instagram feature allows you to add video to your post. You can post the videos depending on your social media website or application requirements. Some clients prefer to have short stories ranging from 10 to 12 seconds while more clients want to have big stories ranging up to 60 seconds.
Share Photo with effects
Photo sharing is crucial. Of course, companies like Instagram have made it famous. But nowadays most clients want photo sharing feature with the capability to add filters to it.
Adding stories which users or followers could see for a certain time. Some companies have allowed the visibility of stories for up to 24 hours. While some clients want it to be shorter. Moreover, you can add enable text feature while you view the story.
Video calling and Messaging
Messaging is important to connect with other users. Share texts full of emotionsor call someone and use applications video and image enhancers for great effects.
Get Notifications within seconds of someone’s activity. Whether a user has given liked your post or has commented to it.
Sharing locations in your post is extremely important. It shows the location where the photo or video was taken. Get a huge number of locations which includes all countries, cities, and places.
Cost to Develop an App like Instagram
The costing to make an Application asInstagram depends on several factors. The most common being the number of features to be added, Time taken by developers, Price per hour of the company.No of features define the costing of the application. More the number of features added, more will be the cost accrued.
Also, the complexity of the project also causes the price of features to increase to a great extent. Moreover, the time required in the project also plays an important role. Sometimes Top Mobile App Development Companies like us and other market players charge for a project rather than price per hour.The rough cost would be around 20,000 to 40,000 USD. However, it can decrease or increase depending on the above factors.
Want to build an app like Instagram? Contact us
Established in the year 2013, Fluper has been a leading brand and one of the top mobile app developers. Our extensive knowledge in this field has helped us develop more than 300 business requirements in the form of applications. We take great pride in being an IBM and NASSCOM certified partner apart from being a Platinum Google App Developer Company.
We have been acknowledged by several research firms like AppFutura, GoodFirms, TrustPilot and have been rated as #1 Mobo agency for mobile application development.
Fluper Offers Great Benefits
- We provide you “100+10”% Money Back Guarantee in case we fail
- 5 percent penalty pay on delay delivery
- You will also get 9 Months of Free App Promotions
- Get up to 2.5 Years Complete App Support
- 24/7 live support and Testing
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