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Time uses Sandy Instagram photo for cover

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 14, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-14 19:09:52-05

(WTVR) - When Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, more than 800,000 pictures were shared online using Instagram.

Time Magazine even used an Instagram photo for a cover story on Sandy.

The popular photo-filter app was launched two years ago, and Facebook bought it in April for one billion dollars.

Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom says we'll see more of this in the future.

"I think you will start seeing instagram take more of a role in this"

There are more than 100 million users on Instagram now.

He also points out Instagram was at the center of people documenting a world event as important as Sandy.

Below are some astounding pics from Superstorm Sandy, mostly Instagrams posted on Twitter.