Looking at Instagram suddenly popping up on the Windows Phone Store would have surely made quite a few Windows Phone users’ hearts skip a beat. But they would be disappointed to know, that it is nothing but a prank played on April Fool’s Day.
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Though the page looks quite legitimate with app description and a set of app screenshots, it is when you observe closely that you start to notice certain discrepancies. To start with, the page doesn’t sport the real Instagram logo and when you click on the download button, it displays a message saying, ‘you don’t have the permission to download the app’. And if the above was not enough, if you go through the app description, the last point makes it quite clear by stating, ‘And Happy April 1st 2013!’ Also Read - Instagram Sensitive Control feature launched: Here's how to limit sensitive content in Explore tab
This prank might be a little cruel for Windows Phone users, who do not have an official Instagram app on their OS and are having to use Nokia’s #2instawithlove, to temporarily satisfy their Instagram needs and more importantly show Instagram just how much they require an official version of the app on the Windows platform. Also Read - Top 5 free Android apps on Google Play store this week