Instagram is the most well-known social photo network, with 66 million profiles registered by Brazilians in 2019. But there are other alternative applications for posting photos and receiving comments from followers on Android and iPhone phones (iOS).
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Among the options are We Heart It, Vero and Candowell. The latter, for example, promises to donate 30% of the income obtained from advertising to socio-environmental projects. Pinterest is more focused on suggesting ideas for weddings, clothes and other areas, and does not offer many social networking features. Check out the following list of five social media photos to distract yourself.
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Candowell the social network "do bem" created by Brazilians. The application has a layout very similar to Instagram, but does not offer filters to edit photos. It is possible to post images taken directly from the app or gallery, follow and follow users, create groups and chat via chat.
The differential of the service is the proposal to allocate 30% of the advertising income to socio-environmental projects, so users are part of this project when creating an account at Candowell.
Candowell reverses 30% of revenue to NGOs and social causes Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / TechTudo
Pinterest allows you to share images and videos of various subjects. Users often share creative images of themes they like, such as carnival accessories, makeup, travel, decorations, animals, drawings, series and more. Thus, the application offers a multitude of photos to get inspired and create new ideas.
You can find photos from the search bar's textual search, and bookmark your favorite posts. Users can organize ideas into thematic folders for others to access. A negative point of the app is the arrangement of the photos in the feed, which can result in the viewing of about five images at once and generate a certain discomfort at times. The application is available for Android and iPhone.
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Instagram is the most popular photo social network on the list. Among the features available are the posting of photos and videos, the presence of filters and editing tools, chats and Stories. In addition, there are Instagram Ads, the platform's advertising tool, and IGTV, a long video platform.
Among the positive factors of Instagram are the large number of users and the variety of tools. In addition, the huge amount of celebrities on the platform allows fans to easily follow their daily lives through the app. Among the negative points are the advertisements that appear in the feed and the obscure way the algorithms work.
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We Heart It is a platform similar to Pinterest and one of the pioneers in image sharing. The application is a social network of photos that brings together images about fashion, photography, wallpapers, series, films and more.
We Heart It calls itself a community and, unlike other social photo networks, like Instagram and VSCO, users prefer to post photos of things they like to selfies. This practice makes the app host various contents of bands, series and anime. We Heart It allows you to post images and videos and create photo collections according to a common theme.
One of the pioneering social networks on the internet, get to know We Heart It Photo: Divulgao / We Heart It
The social photo network Vero, available for Android and iPhone, proposes to offer users an experience without advertising and algorithms. The order of posts is established from the time of publication, so that the most recent posts appear first. The design of Vero is pleasant and has a slightly more sophisticated layout than competing applications.
Registration disconnected from any other platform, making it impossible to use other social networks to create an account. The app has easy-to-access privacy settings, which is a plus. The program provides filters, allows you to post images and videos, and it is also possible to share names of movies, books and music.
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