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Instagram Finally Brings Search To The Web

by • July 21, 2015 • Breaking News, InstagramComments Off on Instagram Finally Brings Search To The Web6623

Instagram was born as a mobile app, but the platform has definitely been taking care of its web version lately. About a month ago, Instagram rolled out a new beautifully designed website and recently we found out that the platform was now storing high resolution images.

Today, Instagram is again rolling out a very nice addition to its web version: search.

Also Read: Instagram For The Web Is Getting A Beautiful New Flat Design

Search really was the missing bit on Instagram’s website. But this is now a thing of the past, as Instagram announced on Twitter today:

Yes, you can now search for anything from hashtags, locations and even usernames right from the website. And the results have their own beautifully designed one pager.

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For example, here is what you will get when searching for “Paris” on Instagram:

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And if you look up a hashtag – for example #dogs – you will get a similar page:

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Instagram did not explain why it took them so long to bring such a basic and important feature to the web. The only comment is that Instagram.com is – and probably will always be – a complementary platform to the mobile app. Nevertheless, we are quite happy to see the changes brought to the website.

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