Instagram rises to the challenge of Vine, launching an easy way to embed photos and videos into your website or blog.
You may be surprised you couldn't do this before, but... you can now embed Instagram photos and videos into your blog and website.
First you need to visit the Instagram photo or video page on your desktop web browser. You’ll see a new 'share' button on the right-hand side (the third one down, just under the comments button).
Clicking the button will give you an embed code which you can copy and paste it into your website.
You can embed both your own images and videos and those of others, unless the owner has chosen to make them private. The embedded photo or video appears with the Instagram username, while clicking on the Instagram logo takes users to the relevant page on Instagram.com.
There's no way as yet of generating the embed code via your smartphone, though.
We're expecting many more updates to both services as they fight it out, and we'll let you know about them as soon as their released...
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