Instagram is one of the fastest growing online mobile photos sharing sites. It might also be the only sight that was made mainly to share pictures of the owners of accounts on Instagram. It later grew into a video sharing site as well as a social networking site. In today’s world, among the current generation, Instagram is a huge hit. This is mostly attributed to people’s love for clicking pictures and ‘selfies’ and sharing them over the internet.
There is another reason for Instagram’s increasing popularity. Phones have always been provided with cameras. However, with every passing year, the camera qualities have been improving drastically. People now walk around with a 13-pixel front camera- something that couldn’t even be dreamed of expecting from the back camera of a phone. That added to Instagram’s exceptional features of providing with few of the most amazing filters that can be found, has brought about an even greater need to click and upload pictures that have been very skilfully supplied with the right filters.
The filters of Instagram are one of the biggest attractions of the app. Photo shooting is a very tricky art. Especially when photos are taken with phones, they tend to not come out very good. This is where the function of filters swoops in. The job of filters is to add a fitting hue to the picture so that it becomes presentable and picturesque enough to show it to the world.
People’s interest in Instagram
People’s extreme interest in Instagram stems from them extreme interest to take pretty pictures of them having fun and posting it on a platform where it will be visible to the entire world. It does not even have to be about them having fun. Pictures have always been a very satisfying memento to be looked at in the future of the incident depicted in the picture. Therefore, that people are so fond of clicking pictures and saving them is not a very big surprise. Instagram allows these people to not only snap the pictures but also in saving these pictures in a better hue than they originally were taken. This way, not only is the memory saved, but the aesthetic side is also considered very nice.
With every passing day, a number of people have been opening Instagram accounts and with that, the popularity of Instagram has been increasing rapidly and rightly so. Instagram’s popularity has brought it to a point where people have even started to make money out of it.
There are several people all across the world who knows an opportunity when they see one and it is these people who make use of their creative skills to attract an audience over Instagram and sponsors who would want to invest in their videos. There are several ways to earn money off of Instagram, affiliate marketing being the first of them. Instagram has provided a lot of people with ways to earn money doing what they do best. It has also brought about a platform of teaching as well where people can learn anything starting from hairstyling to cooking. It is these people with incredible talent that upload their short tutorial videos and earn money off of them. The most interesting part of Instagram is that the videos aren’t very long or very short. They are just the right amount for a person to want to invest time in.
Instagram account hacking
People have voted Instagram to be one of the best social networking sites after Facebook and after Facebook bought it and took it under its wings, Instagram has seen even better developments. There are several reasons for people to be using Instagram. However, every good this is usually supplied with one defect and in this case, the defect is the weak security of Instagram.
Although ever since Instagram has come under Facebook, necessary arrangements have been made to make the Instagram profiles even more secure. The trouble with getting an Instagram account hacked is that not only can the hacker completely wipe clean the pictures and videos of the account, but they can also do grave harm to the businesses that are being conducted through Instagram.
How to hack an Instagram
For those who know how to hack an Instagram, it is like a walk in the park to get into one’s profile. Although one good factor about Instagram is that software or hardware like keylogger cannot be used to steal the password to hack into the account. Instagram is mainly a mobile app. All picture and video sharing are usually done through mobile phones due to which logging into the account through the computer are not necessary. This rules out any way to use any manipulative methods like tracking keystrokes and hacking become something that has to be done directly to the account.
Despite Instagram having this singular positive feature, several computer engineers have reported that an Instagram account can be hacked into through numerous brute force attacks. These brute force attacks usually require a very patient mind and continuous application of several passwords and usernames unless a script can be made using the rejected passwords and usernames.
Professional hackers over the internet
In today’s age, computer engineering has become very prevalent. Students from various fields in computer engineering have been practicing their skills by hacking into Instagram accounts and it has been proven that it is not a very big deal for them. It requires patience and more often than not hackers have ample patience to sit through an entire session of wrong passwords and wrong usernames to end up creating a script that can effectively run through the password and find out the right one.
Even over the internet, one can see several sites that promise to give the right passwords in only a few steps. These sites usually do not work very well but for those who know how to work about it, the scripts used in the sites can be mighty helpful.