Do you miss Instagram and PicPlz on Windows Phone 7? Here’s an alternative method to share Photos!



So you’ve been brave and ditched your iPhone or Android phone for Windows Phone 7. Good move. Loving the UX? So are we. But wait! Where are the awesome apps we loved on the ruling mobile platforms of the world? The Twitter app blows. There’s no Reeder for Windows Phone 7. No good IM clients. Heck, there’s no Instagram or PicPlz! Gasp!Windows Phone 7 Instgram PicPlz alternative methodFear not, fellow Windows Phone 7 users. While there’s not much we can do about the apps issue, there’s a way to take photos with cool effects and share them on your social networking websites through a few simple steps. You won’t be able to check in to Foursquare but seriously, that’s not the end of the world.No Instagram PicPlz for Windows Phone 7

Here’s the video of all the steps. Continue reading afterward for description.

Here’s what you’ll need:


PosterousThis takes a few steps because we don’t really have any good app that can replace them all, but here’s how it goes:

If Windows Phone 7 allowed video uploads, you could also email them directly to Posterous and share them across your social networks but sadly, we don’t know what Microsoft is trying to do. These steps might seem annoying and there are a couple of apps that let you post images to a few social networks ( Windows Phone 7 has built-in image upload to Facebook too ) but Posterous is the best way to sharing and archiving your photos to multiple social networks on the Internet.

This doesn’t mean that we stop whining about missing apps such as Instagram and PicPlz on Windows Phone 7. We still need them!

Happy sharing!

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