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Google Hops on the Instagram Bandwagon


Instagram already boasts some high-profile names, but the community got a whole lot more impressive yesterday when none other than Google itself decided to finally joined up.

Announced through a tongue-in-cheek Tweet, Google used the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube as an excuse to join the Facebook-owned photo sharing network, saying it, “got to thinking,” that it, “could do more with squares.”

The tech giant is only one post in, and that one a video of yesterday’s animated Rubik’s Cube Google Doodle, but already they’ve amassed a following of almost 31,000 people.

For our part, we’ll be curious to see what the company decides to use the service for. Will it be a place for Google Glass photos? A place to demonstrate the prowess of its smartphone cameras? Or cool behind the scenes glimpses of life at Google?

We’ll just have to wait and see. For now, all we have is the brief description, “Google unfiltered—sometimes with filters.

(via ABC News)