What is this trendy “gram” App that all the cool kids are into?

Instagram which comes from the words “Instant” and “telegram” is one of the top social networking App that is used around the world for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone.

The App was launched in 2010 by American entrepreneur and programmer, Kevin Systrom and his co-founder Michel “Mike” Krieger who is a Brazilian entrepreneur and software engineer.


We’ve compiled a list of the coolest students across SA who have made Instagram a worthwhile platform to troll on:

1. Lona Mabija

Cape Peninsula University of technology: Internal auditing student.

In between taking pics this happens 😋2/2

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2. Mika Dhanlal

University of the Free State: Law graduate

3. Nickojor

CPUT: Entrepreneurship

4. Grant Mclachlan

City Varsity: Photography

5. Kimberly Whiteman

UKZN: Current LLB Student

Now or never 💓_ Halsey 📷 : @meganhoskins24

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6. Dhara_claro

Rhodes University: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Anatomy is to physiology as geography is to history; it describes the theatre of events 💉💯

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7. Carla.franco7

Rhodes University

8. miss.scheepers

University of Cape Town

Salted potato chips #whodoesntlikelays

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9. Ayandalekhuleni

Tshwane University of Technology: Graduate

A lil #throwback to when I thought I made it in life…then growing up and responsibilities kicked in😥

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10. Khinali Bagwandeen

Rhodes University: Journalism

11. carynleighoram

University of Stellenbosch: Linguistics

12. Cyclone.dineo

University of Johannesburg


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13. Varaidzo Nyakunika

Rhodes University: BA Graduate

Typical school day! Thank goodness for the sun’s return !! #ootd #blackandgold #allblack

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14. Cphe nxasana


Choose to be optimistic,it feels better #colour #lost_world_treasures #sauce#dope #change

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15. Mimi_gca

Boston College: Business management


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