Instagram, the photo sharing program, which was recently bought by Facebook for (allegedly) $1 billion has started to roll out Facebook-style web profiles. The new style features a top header, made up of a series of rotating images; your profile picture and a chronological isting of your images beneath. You can quite clearly see a similarity between these profile pages and those of Facebook's pages. Selected brands are starting to be rolled out this week with most of us seeing our profiles updated by the end of the week. Up until now Instagram has been largely a mobile-based app but this new roll out means that desktop and laptop users can now view people's profiles. According to the BBC this could cause some privacy issues. Sites like Webstagram have been aggregating Instagram images for a while but a clean, mobile and web-based 'channel' is certainly something that many have been clamouring for from Instagram.
Here are some examples of these new profiles: