Version 2.5 of the photo-sharing app doesn’t exactly change it out of all recognition, but it does add a whole new tab — “Explore”, shown above — to replace the “Popular” section that showed photos with the most likes.
You can still see those top-ranking snapshots under “Explore”, but now Instagram also lets you search by username or hashtag. That should make it a whole lot easier if you’re just looking for pics from a particular sporting event, perhaps, or you want to focus on street art shots.
The Facebook acquisition is evident in one new setting: Open Graph is in the house. That means you have the option to post all the photo Likes you’ve made — those little hearts on Instagram — to your Facebook account. Brand page managers can post directly to their Facebook page without leaving the app… (READ MORE)