57points

Flickr

69points

Instagram

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25 facts in comparison

Flickr vs Instagram

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Why is Flickr better than Instagram?

  • Has sharpening tool
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  • Has manual white balance
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  • Includes publishing platform
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  • Focus and expose separately
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Why is Instagram better than Flickr?

  • Free app
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  • 8 more filters
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    23vs15
  • Captioning
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  • Has photo challenges
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  • Can create collages
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  • 713million more users
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    800 millionvs87 million
  • Shows when a user was last active
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General info

1.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
3.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
4.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Photography

1.Can rotate the image
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This can be used to rotate the image for an interesting effect, or more commonly to correct the image if it is at a slight angle.
2.Can adjust brightness
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If your photo is too bright or dark, you can adjust the brightness in order to get a well-balanced image.
3.Can adjust contrast
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Adjusting the contrast affects the difference between light and dark areas of the image. You can fine tune it to meet your needs, such as increasing the contrast to make your subject stand out more.
4.Can capture photos
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You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera app.
5.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
6.Can adjust saturation
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Saturation refers to the intensity of colors. It is measured on a scale ranging from 0% (black and white) to 100% (pure colors) at a constant level of brightness. Images with high levels of saturation have vivid colors, while unsaturated images appear greyish.

Effects

Filters allow you to apply effects to your image with one touch, usually with a range of effects such as retro films or sketches.
2.Has sharpening tool
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Image sharpening tools emphasize the edges within an image. This can be applied to a blurred image to make it appear sharper and more detailed.
3.Has tilt shift
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Tilt shift is a technique which can be used to achieve the “diorama” effect, whereby you can make normal images look as if they were taken of small models. It works by applying a blur to parts of the image which simulates a shallower depth of field, even on objects far away.
4.Captioning
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You can add captions and titles to your photos.
5.Has live filters
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When taking a picture with the app, you can preview your next photo with the filter already applied. This means you can choose a filter that compliments the scene before you capture the image, rather than applying it later.

Social features

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
2.Includes publishing platform
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It includes a publishing platform so that you can publish your photos to a website as a portfolio, or to a private web address to share with friends and family.
3.Has photo challenges
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Users are given regular challenges to complete such as taking a photo of a particular place or object, with the best ones being singled out for exposure and sometimes prizes.
4.Is a social network
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It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.
5.Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.
6.social network users

87 million

800 million

The social network has a higher number of users, indicating it is a more popular platform. This makes it easier to find content you like and to interact with other people.

Features

1.Has geotagging
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You can tag your photos/videos at the specific location where you took them. This gives you another way to organise them, and also makes them more discoverable by other people.
2.Can create collages
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You can create collages using lots of your images, usually with custom frames and shapes.
You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”

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