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Instagram is coming to BlackBerry 10

Don't believe everything you read.

Instagram coming to BlackBerry 10... yeah, it'll happen.
By Kevin Michaluk on 12 Oct 2012 05:05 pm EDT
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So here's the deal... VentureBeat posted an "exclusive" article this afternoon saying Facebook has no plans to release Instagram for BlackBerry 10.

No offense to VentureBeat, but whatever sources they have that are familiar with the matter, I have better sources that are even more familiar with this matter. I checked in with my contacts that all but gave formal confirmation that RIM continues to have a strong relationship with Facebook, who now owns Instagram, and that you will see Instagram come to BlackBerry 10.

Remember, Facebook took to the keynote stage at BlackBerry Jam Americas just a couple weeks ago to show off an early preview of Facebook on BlackBerry 10. Do you really think they're going to snub us BlackBerry users on Instagram?

As for my confidence level on this one... let's just say if I'm wrong... how about I'll buy somebody a car. Leave a comment to this post telling the good folks at Instagram how much you're looking forward to a BlackBerry 10 version of thir photo-sharing social service. And if you don't see Instagram for BlackBerry 10 hit, I'll pick the name of one of the lucky commenters and buy them a car.

PS. While I've been on my Mobile Nations World Tour I've been on Instagram a lot. I love Instagram. You can find me there @crackberrykevin.

546 comments

gevans416

What do you think the ETA on the app would be. Perhaps in 2013 or is 2014 more realistic? By the way, I'll have a car too if it doesn't work out but as I already have one I would just prefer the app...lol...

mitchwilson

So whats happening now with Instagram?

Nancy Zhang

I want a car! Don't use Instagram much anyways.

vakk

MUST HAVE INSTAGRAM ON BB10!!!!!!!!!

xtremeled

This is great news but are you sure can can afford to purchase a new Vette and just hand me the keys?

Ravinderjit Singh

Just got my z10 2 days ago! Awesome! Whats the update on instagram Kevin?

lifeisaphoto119

I am a BlackBerry Z10 owner and I need Instagram NOW!

PacFu

I'm going to throw a confirmation on this challenge. It must be a native app, not a port. So there!

Pirraglia

How soon do you think the Blackberry z10 will get Instagram?

potatoguy

hmmmm, unless i'm missing something its not on bb10 yet? and its April 2013!

devin266

This is taking too long. Blackberry are going to lose alot of potential customers due to this..

sage rat

I'm confident that you're right on this one Kevin.
...but just in case, a nice BMW will do.

Jitsuro

I'll take a 2013 Audi A3 sport back.

Aditya Bhimrajka

I am using the sideloaded one

tediprude

I actually have a lot of confidence in you Kevin. Also - I can hardly wait till Instagram hits BlackBerry10..

Peace...

BoyAndroid

C'mon Instagram!! Bring it!

TBone4eva

Kevin, it's May and now going on 7 months with no Instagram, when are you going to throw in the towel and buy me a new car? Seriously I need one too, mine is currently 13 years old. I'm modest, a Ford Fusion is all I ask for.

thecurryman

I would love a 2013 BMW 335i Coupe please!

But for real...where the heck is instagram!

reggiebennett

Using the app sideloaded, would love an official one that doesn't need a work around a few times a week.

shadowfiend

instagram or car both is fine for me ;)

KonVic

Everyone wants a damn car and I'm just looking for Instagram!

doggy10

Well instagram still hasn't been released and it's now may and no mention of it at blackberry live so I guess we have to use the sideloaded version alittle longer. Btw a new leaked version began floating around the Internet. It's a newer version and working well side loaded. As for the car? I would prefer a north American car. Big 3 for this guy. I would want a Canadian built Chrysler 300c would be awesome.

Eric Cardona

Cars are so over-rated buy me a nice bike in orange. :P I'll instagram that. LOL

tgzgeorge

I'm in but is there a timeline to this offer?

no I don't expect instagram as a native app on bb10, facebook and instagram are operating as two separate companies/entities.

unlmitedera

A shoutout on instagram should be fine if its not their for bb :) @unlimitedera
Deal? :D?

CyberchickK

Hey Instagram, why ignore us 'berries? Share the love, man.

jkinum

ya kevin still no instigram. ill have a BMW please. i like them in silver

Robynico

I would like a Jeep 2013 Model red in color

Jose Casiano

I'll just have an Att Z10 or Aristo please since im the cheapscake can i get the prize?

AppQueen

9 months later and still none, i think i could do with a car, or the a10

udimac

I either want a nice running car or instagram by october. Let me know kevin.

footose

I'm not greedy, I'll take a Boxster S.

edmaster16

Hey!! i will take any car you give bro :) ... lol

1magine

Kevin - don't you ever get tired of being wrong? LOL

scalemaster34

add my name, I want a car

atisvt99

I guess I'll jump on board too... I'll take a new Audi RS7 :)

ankush77

Good news indeed kevin ,lets hope it is actually coming as it will be a boost as far as big names which are missing in bb world

lilmateo91690

It has now been over a year since this was posted. I actually remember reading this the day it was put up. I wonder what Kevin has to say about it now.

Abdul-Ala Bey

I am soooooooo looking forward to an Instagram app developed especially for RIM and Blackberry 10. Make it happen Facebook, and in case this doesn't happen. I'll take a Gold 2014 Chevy Impala. I swear this is a win win. Good luck everybody.

sultan_mir

Toyota Cressida 1992 model..

Kahlil Richardson

If I don't get instagram I will break into the white house, and hold the president at gun point..."oh gawd! what do you want?" "I wan't instagram...you know what I want instagram and vine. throw Snapchat on that while your at it."

disraelc

More than a year and we still don't have Instagram for BB10. Could you please buy me a car? ;)

Gillt1

Hoping to see Instagram... but a GMC Acadia would be nice too!

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