1 in every 3 people you meet has an active social media account’, how would you react to statistics like this one?
To give you an idea of the sheer volume, out of the total world population which today, exceeds 7.2 billion; there are in excess of about of 2 billion active social media accounts. Though there have been intelligent attempts to arrive at a precise definition of what social media really means, to you and me it simply means Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the many other existing platforms which allow user to create accounts and share anything the user wishes to share. However, depending on the type of the user, the social media platform of choice would differ.
The most important feature and use of the social media platforms is the content. While content continues to be the king, the type of content posted on the social media platforms could determine whether the content posted was a hit or a miss. In today’s day and age where users/consumers/customers attention spans can be distracted in only 8 seconds and where people form a first impression in a mere 50 milliseconds, the content should speak for itself.
To make content speak and appeal to a viewer instantaneously both photos and videos have become extremely popular amongst users of all ages. This brings us to the main topic of this post which will focus on a few apps particularly relating to photos and videos which can help you make great content for social mediums.
Your Instant photo and video telegram app of the 21st century.
Apart from the fact that most of us know that Instagram is a popular photo and video sharing app, especially among youngsters. Instagram allows a user share photos and videos with friends and other Instagram members to produce beautifully curated photographs. Instagram also comes with cool custom-designed filters that can give your images various effects like retro, black-and-white look, or even adjustable tilt-shift options. Instagram also allows you to shoot and add filters to your videos. Unlike other video sharing platforms Instagram allows video content of about 15 minutes.This and more cool stuff can be done with Instagram.
Shoot and get loopy with your fun videos!
Boomerang is a single tap app from Instagram which shoots a one second burst of 10 photos. The 10 photo are then stitched together to form a loopy video that is played back and forth. Just tap it once and you have a very captivating mini video that is fun and can be shared with friends on Instagram and Facebook right from the app.
Make your latest video shoot at a concert the talk of the town!
Hyperlapse is another video shooting app from the Instagram family. Hyperlapse allows you to shoot slick time lapse videos which were earlier otherwise very difficult to shoot without tripods and other expensive equipment. The image stabilization allows for seamless instant stabilization of the bumpiest of videos. Capture your bumpy train ride and share your 5k in 5 seconds or capture the entire sunrise in 10 seconds from the back of your motorcycle. Hyperlapse also allows your video to be up to 12 times the speed!
Make your friends flipout on your photos and videos!
Flipagram provides the perfect tool to turn your photos and video into the most engaging story. Become a ‘Flipstar’, as the editors on Flipagram are on the look-out for creative and fun Flipagrams to feature in the fast growing community. Flipagram is the easiest way to create, edit and share music videos, slideshows and stories with your photos and videos. A wide variety of licensed music is also available for users. Flip-out with other Flipagrammers and browse channels, trending tags and follows people and share your flips on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and more. Style your flips with awesome filters and get re-flipped!
Are you known as the ‘Photo Collage Champion’ amongst your friends? Now be known as the ‘Photo Collage Rockstar’!
Layout enables you to remix you own photos, make the coolest collages and share them with your friends. Choose photos from your gallery or shoot on the go, select your preferred layout and then edit it to make your own. Get complete creative control, mirror, flip, resize images and change your regular photo into fun clutter breaking mix of your favourite photographs. Say goodbye to boring photographs with Layout!
Get people raving about your artwork. Get it made with Over.
Over features simple, curated fonts and well-crafted artwork combined with a easy to use functionality to create some eye catching artworks. You can add text to your photos, add handcrafted icons and design with geometric fonts. Nudge, size, rotate, fade, copy, crop your text use colours and finally share the picture via email, text and message.You can experiment over and over again!
“Astalavista Baby”, you hear this unforgettable phrase minus Arnold Schwarzenegger only to see your neighbor, and you wondered how cool this is.
DubSmash allows you to get together and have fun and get creative with videos. Make uber cool, fun and hilarious conversations with your friends in the form of videos. You can dub well known dialogues and quotes, make it quirky and give the video you own little twist. Let the quote or phrase speak for you and go all out using the countless one-liners. Use the world’s largest quote library and make every conversation worth a laugh on Social Media.
Have you been asked about your new ability to make fresh new designs every time you put up a new post on your favourite Social Media platform?
Let Wordswag magically turn your words into beautiful photo text designs. These are not templates that you use over and over again. The graphic artists handpick the freshest font and generatesa new design for every use. Never be at a loss for words – includes hundreds of captions to inspire you. So get your swag on!
Shoot like a food photographer!
Foodie is for you if you love to click photos of everything that you see around you, including the food that you eat. With Foodie, you can select a filter that suits your style for special effects on food pics. Spice up your shots, edit them professionally and catch everyone’s attention with the amazing effects!
So you see, there is life beyond Facebook and Twitter. These cool new apps definitely take content marketing and Social Media to a whole new level of fun and engagement in new and entertaining ways, much beyond conventional ways.
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