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Instagram’s First Photo

Ever wonder what image started Instagram? Well, it’s kinda typical actually. It was a photo of a dog and a foot, seemingly shot from the hip with a smartphone. Instagram founder Kevin Systrom took the image that started the successful platform, which was snapped up by Facebook for $1 billion.

AppAdvice has more: “Although the free Instagram app wouldn’t be released until October 2010, the first photos on the service were uploaded three months earlier to an app named Codename. According to The Next Web, the photo was taken at Chilako Tacos in Todos Santos, Mexico.”

Instagram rejoined the Top Facebook Apps list this week, after falling off in weeks past. The app also tends to rank on the top Android and top iOS apps lists.

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