Instagram - Vanity URL for user profile page

December 2016



Instagram the popular online photo sharing social network now gives the opportunitiy for its users to create customizable profiles on the Web.

Each user can now create his own dedicated page with the following type of (vanity) URL: "http://instagram.com/username"
  • In this way, they can have access to all the photos shared by their contacts in the simplest of ways.

Public profiles will be accessible by anyone, while private profiles can only be accessed by users from your contact list .
  • The procedure for the publication of new pictures remains the same and is exclusively done via the mobile application (iOS and Android).
  • Each profile pages can be personalized with a dedicated profile picture.


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