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In this photo provided by Josey Orr and posted in May 2014 to the Instagram account of his company, Dyer and Jenkins, Orr models some of his

Rapper Kanye West arrives at a fashion designer shop in Paris.Reuters Kanye West is at it again reports The New York Daily News . During a 2014 Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity event the outspoken rapper claimed he could redesign Instagram, according to The Guardian . “The world as a whole is f—ing ugly,” West opined at the event, held Tuesday. “The Internet as a whole is f—ing ugly, too.” The artist known as Yeezus then mentioned that he had asked Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom if he could work on improving the popular social media app. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT “Why don’t you let us redo Instagram? Now, you know, Instagram is nice. It’s nice looking – I’m not knocking it,” the 37-year-old star said. “But in general, everyone spends all of their time looking at their screens or their phones. And just as a simple task, we could clean that up.” The comments were made at the same event where he revealed that he and wife Kim Kardashian had spent three days of their honeymoon retouching wedding photos, including a snap of the two smooching in front of a wall of flowers that became the most liked-Instagram photo of all time.

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The “Blood on the Leaves” rapper revealed the news while speaking on the Cannes Lions’ International Festival of Creativity’s “Technology, Culture and Consumer Adoption: Learning to Read the Cultural Landscape” panel on Tuesday. “I’ll tell you a little story about the kiss photo that my girl put up,” North West http://igseller.net ‘s papa said before admitting that the reason “we worked on the photo so much” was because photographerAnnie Leibovitz”pulled out of the wedding” the day before it took place. However, the groom still wanted his “wedding photos to look like Annie Leibovitz’s photos.'” “We sat there and worked on that photo for four days,” he said. “Because the flowers were off-color and stuff like that.” VIDEO: Kim gets animated in new game “Can you image I’m telling someone who wants to just Instagram a photo, who’s the No. 1 person on Instagram, ‘We need to work on the color of the flower wall,’ or the idea that it’s a Givenchy dress, and it’s not about the name Givenchy, it’s about the talent that isRiccardo Tisciand how important Kim is to the Internet,” he explained. No surprise, the seemingly flawless shot became the most-liked photo on Instagram (it’s currently has 2.3 million likes, but it knocked Justin Bieber out of the top spot way back when it passed the 1.82 million mark). And in Kanye’s eyes, his mission was accomplished. “The fact that the No.

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It recently paid a well-followed health food blogger to post a photo of a food-filled Yumbox. The post spiked traffic to its website and doubled its Instagram followers to nearly 5,000. Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter allow small businesses to pay to promote their posts and gain followers. Instagram, which declined to comment for this story, doesn’t do that yet. On its website, it says it is working on offering advertising to more of its users. Reaching out to customers This undated photo posted in June 2014 to the Instagram account of Brooke Sacco’s company, Behind the Moon shows a Zutano romper and a locally made bibdana. (Brooke Sacco/Behind The Moon) There are cheaper ways to build followers. Yumbox reposts customer photos. Devitt and co-owner Maia Neumann scour Instagram for photos others have posted using Yumbox as a hashtag.

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