Saturday , July 31 2021

Comments: It's 2019, Instagram has to make an iPad app

Despite the Facebook festival, Instagram reportedly sparked popularity this year.

Even as #DeleteFacebook users and Twitter boycott, Instagram has built a reputation as a peaceful social networking void in the fight against democracy and the privacy of privacy. People are ready to ignore the fact that Facebook owns and runs Instagram! The unpopular redesign of Snapchat can also be a factor.

There's something about the limitations of the photo and video sharing service that only makes you feel healthier for the users. Instagram is also an eight-year iPhone application – launched the same year as the iPad. As it appears in 2019, limiting to iPhone is only one that Instagram needs to remove and finally make an iPad application.

Instagram makes iPad apps

There is so much sense. Instagram is fantastic for sharing our favorite photos and videos, and iPads are great for appreciating both. Instagram Stories are even gorgeous (though they are obviously ripped off from Snapchat). And IGTV seems to be full mud, but the version of the tablet will be tidy if it was not!

Facebook and Instagram know that iPad exists. Facebook has a semi-okay job or supports Facebook and Messenger on the iPad, and Instagram has even two iPad camera apps – HyperPump and Boomerang – just do not, you know, the main application.

(The Instagram upload app is also really beautiful. I see that many people use free advertising alternatives with watermarks over the collage. Switch to Layout even if you do not want to post it in Instagram.)

Instagram killed iPad apps

The lack of a dedicated Instagram for iPad application was an opportunity for developers. Retro for Instagram was a great solution, for example, but Instagram changed its API that gave developers access to the service in their applications.

Good times, Instagram API, good times

Instagram has killed the market for iPad application alternatives, without making it their own. Even Twitter for the Mac team must consider the savage – at least they only handicapped third-party applications after they killed their MacOS client!

Web applications are not applications

One argument is that the "progressive web application" on the Instagram website is good enough if you save it to your Home screen. It's OK, but it's a total "sweet solution" that can not enjoy the benefits of a real iPad app.

You can also launch the iPhone version in a comic letter window or increase it for cost of resolution resolution, but there is no landscape support, and many iPads are attached to the keypads now.

This, but as a real application, will be better than what we have now

There's a better way

Another argument against Instagram for the iPad is that it is a legacy technological problem: the quality of the photos may be too low for the proper presence of a tablet display.

But that's a problem that can be easily designed around! Instagram can send a network of photos and even mix ads between them! Larger screen, more ads! That's my best bet for Instagram.

This wonderful concept from Parker Ortholani is another great example of how Instagram can adjust its iPhone app for the iPad without losing the visual fidelity of the big screen. I'd like to sit and browse the Instagram for iPad photos and videos in an informative dense layout with such a native resolution.

I do not think there is any hope of returning the Gotham filter, but I'm optimistic that Instagram for iPad just needs to be around the corner. Now, video and messages and stories and group video calls and buckles as well as hundreds of other features are now available thanks to Snapchat's aggressive competition decision, Instagram for iPad should be next on the list, right? Maybe? I hope so …

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