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Vote Now: Here are the 5 choices for the new Itsdagram name!

UPDATE: Poll Closed at 1am ET!

After one thousand comments in just under two-hours, careful deliberation by the Windows Phone Central staff and Itsdagram developer Daniel Gary, we have narrowed your suggestions down to five choices:

  • Spry (for Instagram)
  • Pseudogram
  • Livegram
  • Instance
  • Lensa (for Instagram)

Where you see ‘(for Instagram)’ is for suggested app names that can go either way in the Store, so judge them either as a standalone or in full.

Voting will only be open for 4 hours and ends promptly at 1AM ET—so get your vote in early! You can of course follow the vote results as they come in by refreshing and we’ll announce a winner later on tonight (assuming we’re still awake).

To everyone who suggested an app name: thank you for participating! To those five who made it to the final round, congratulations! We’ll of course reveal the winner, who gets their name in the app and a $50 gift-certificate to our Store in a follow up post. Good luck!

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  • For the record, the WPCentral staff prefers 'Spry for Itsdagarm' and developer Daniel Gary like 'Pseudogram'!
  • I'm gonna have to say for just the fun of it, I'm with Daniel Gary on this on Pseudogram.
  • You shut down the poll before I could bring in my winner:  Instagrahamcracker
    Your loss... (joking)
  • Sounds racists.. Lol! Joking.
  • Best
  • "Itsdagarm," LOL.
    Thanks for liking Spry though guys, small victory for me!
  • I think the voting will be little biased knowing WP Central's and devloper's comments. 
    In any case, I personally don't like Pseudogram, but I do think that whatever the name is, it should have at-least the letters "gram" in it for better discoverability of the app in the app store. 
  • Go Pseudogram Go Go Go
  • I'm with him on Pseudogram.  I didn't think of this until after submission close, but I think Pixdachrome would be good, too.
  • I like Pseudogram the most, personally. But it looks like "Instance" is in the lead as of my vote.
  • Photochromy
  • I was with Spry at first, but I've been leaning Instance since we last chatted :)
  • I'd just call it "GramIt" get it? gram it?
  • Too late but how about "JustGramIt"? lol Say it real fast ;) Techiedude
  • Instagram Client or Client for Instagram sounds much better. 
  • We all disagreed :P
  • +620!
  • That's what I said lol
  • +1
  • I actually thought the original name was fine.
  • Glad you did, but Instagram did not.
  • But they didn't mind the illegal use of their private API? That's odd. Very odd.
  • Growing the social network, (by quite a lot, if I correctly recall the big downloads this app has,) without needing to do any work at all?
  • Right?
  • Great response sir
  • So Instagarm it!
  • Instagram is coming.
  • How upset can instagram get when they don't even have a wp app hence why his app exists. Lol well they can but come on. What's funny this is probably the most telling news that an instagam app is coming soon.
  • Instabook!
  • Pseudogram!
  • Livegram
  • Spry sounds cool but not for an instagram app
  • What the heck does that mean anyways?
  • Question #2.. How did you do that Bingy thing?
  • !nstagram
  • Meh.  Well can't make everyone happy...
  • Instance sounds the best to me. I dislike the over-use of -gram, and both Lensa and Spry have "for instgram" in them.
  • Actually the "for Instagram" is optional.
  • still, lensa and spry sound weird imo. Instance gives the notion of being related to Instagram in a sense, while still being a different name. At least thats what i think, anyways. Others i entitled to their opinions as well. May the most popular name win.
  • I voted for Lensa, but it seems as if Instance is winning.
  • Shame I like the "Itsdagram"...i know its too late but how about "Insta8 for Instagram"
  • Insta8 is ok but all 5 off the other options blows. Totally crappy names.
  • not really liking neither of the finalists names.
  • So sad that I only saw the contest after the close!! :'(
    My suggestion was Instagrammy....
  • I doubt that would have been selected anyway, so don't feel sad.
  • Lol!
  • Not a fan really of any...but if I had to choose, livegram
  • That's the best sounding one if you have taste.
  • Lensa is something like what I've heard in Indonesian...
  • Lensa sounds like a sugar additive or some sort if eye drops...
  • Lol! Right!
  • Lensa is "lens" in Bahasa Indonesia :)
  • I wanted to submit semaphore but I was like 1 second too late. Wikipedia it, its abstract unique with a nod to the history of the technology. Weep that you can't have it!
  • Well, wiki semaphore line. Not just semaphore (which is a programming term, I guess)
  • Instance is a pretty dope name
  • For a diarrhea pill
  • +8
  • Instaclient
  • I still think it should be insta-dan
  • If the name doesn't have "gram" in the name then it will be overlooked in the store and suffer from lack of downloads. I prefer Livegram!
  • Not necessarily. Instance could give the notion of being related to instagram, and I assume the Windows Store uses tags or some other similar system for searching, so as long as it was listed properly, it could be better than something with gram in it ("Instagram" excluded)
  • worse names ever!!! wth
  • There were a lot worse names in previous news post.
  • I actually am not a big fan of any of them. I saw some better names in the previous post. But for the sake of voicing my thoughts, i will still vote.
  • Amen brother...... Looks like the dev is committing app suicide with these name options
  • I thought you guys didn't want anything with gram? :/
  • That was our personal recommendation, but there were still like 70% of submissions with 'gram in the title. For the final vote, we tried to spread it out a little...some with 'gram, some without.
  • Eh.. Not crazy about any of these. Pseudogram got my vote. I pray Instance doesn't win! That would be a travesty.. Lol
  • +1
  • Pseudo = Fake/Counterfeit.  Sorry, but Pseudogram just has a negative connotation, in my opinion.  Seems as though the app uses legal means to accomplish what it was created for.
    Instance FTW!
  • Given that it's not official it could also be likened to being written under a pseudonym. Doesn't change tthe quality of content though.
  • Integrity man! You don't change the guidelines for countless people who don't proof-read your article! You made your job harder by doing that.
  • I agree with clbarker.. Those 70% should've been the large chunk of people that got disqualified. Making your decision a lot easier.
  • We disagreee
  • Instance
  • Livegram
  • Awe, Spry is losing. :-/
    Though, I gotta admit, I can't really decide between them all... I like all of them.
  • Wow. So this is what it came down to!? Eh...not a good selection in my opinion. I'm not gonna vote, but I will predict that the name will be pseudogram.
  • I liked instamatic.
    Regardless, I want it to start with a 'i' so I can still use the jumplist when thinking instagram.
  • Instamatic does sound good. :/
  • Then vote for Instance.
  • Instance
  • While none is particularly appealing to me, I think Instance is the best one. Spry is a cool name but makes no sence to me, given the App in question. (Pseudogram is cool as a joke to throw at Instagram for a while but not as a permanent name.)
  • How about Winstogram
  • I like Spry :)
  • Livegram
  • Really liked Hipstagram...
  • +1
  • +100. Better than any name in this list. Had to vote, so voted Instance.
  • My guess there would be a problem with Lensa name, given that Lensa is a WorldPress theme that lets you connect to your Instagram account and view pictures. I could be wrong of course.
  • Pseudogram is the best option for the marketing needs.
    "PICTURE APP" would suffice though.
  • Instance. Think about it. For this scenario the easy choice.
  • BTW, I heard that Liquid Daffodil's Instagram client is going to be called Frankengrind. Weird!
  • Crap, I thought I had gotten my suggestion of SuddenOunce in, but I guess it didn't go through.
    (Let's see who gets this one...)
  • All terrible choices compared to my suggestion of "PixSee" Spry is absolutely ridiculous...come on....REALLY?!?
  • You mad bro?
  • PixSee is pretty bad too, so it's okay...
  • Burned
  • Its a world better then Spry. That name looks like a dyslexic person was trying to spell spy
  • Dude, wow. No.
  • PixSee? loooool
  • Livegram
  • Pseudogram
  • Spry. Figured I better vote before they close it early again. Not cool. Anyways, I'm so tired of the phrase "gram" I'm going with Spry.
  • Instance isn't good! No one will be able to find it! The title doesn't have anything to do with Instagram that relates to it! I pick Pseudogram!
  • Instance actually has more letters in relation to instagram than pseudogram does.
  • They'll find it the same way they find something like Rowi...if it's popular it will be found.
  • Developers can tag their apps, which is why searching for "Instagram" yields all sorts of results now.
  • Lensa
  • I vote Pseudogram since it at least sounds like an Instagram related app and it pretty much is a pseudo app...It works
  • Pseudogram
  • Instance sounds just about right
  • Pseudogram
  • Lensa is best.
  • Psuedogram gets my vote
  • Pseudogram
  • Lensa or Instance, I suppose.. Anything is better than the old name, sorry but Itsdagram was weird to pronounce.
  • Fun fact: it was literally based on Daniel Gary's 5 year old and how they pronounced "Instagram", lol
  • It's cuter if you put it that way but still, I was like 'errr' most of the times I stubmled on the name/app. :P
    I guess that proves how mean can the Instagram people be.
  • I always thought it was "IT'S DA GRAM!" like "IT'S DA BOMB!"
    I even mentally yelled it every time I read it.
  • Aaaay Spry is there. Cool I vote Spry
  • Im late in the party when i read the news i tried to comment but it does not accepted. Hope daniel read it from app review
  • Livegram
  • "itsdashit"
  • Funny! I like it.
  • Livegram
  • Problem with the new names (Without instagram) are that it isn't obvious that it is third-party for Instagram.  So this means that people with Windows Phone who generally are not on websites like this will not know of this app.
  • Not crazy about any of these names. Something like Prysmcast I like
  • InstaGlam, PhotoGlam, PhotoFab!
  • We're past that point already, just vote!
  • alright.. PhotoGlam would be dope though..
  • voted for Spry! :)
  • will (for instagram) be in the title ? That kind of turns me off of Spry
  • Um sorry.. But it is going to be a great app, with a lame name .. Smh
  • Forget this changing name crap and work on the filters. Who cares what its called? :P
  • Instagram cares.
  • Yeah I got that. But that raises the question why don't the care that Daniel is profiting off of illegal access to their APIs? Doesn't add up to be honest.
  • Maybe the official client is on its way, and they dont care for an unnoficial one in the store to play the C&D card, I dunno.
  • Instance sounds good. Like someone said earlier, the original was awesome. Sucks they're making you change it. Hope the new name will be as catchy. Good work on the app btw. But in all seriousness I use WPC every day and you guys are awesome for the constant flow of content you bring on here. Sorry for the ass kissing. Well deserved though.
  • I'm liking Lensa, pity XaviGram aka SavvyGram never got into the comments lol, but yea Lensa for me.
  • Instashare ;-)
  • Usually devs are not great with design and names.. let that to someone that is more creative with that, i liked lensa and instance
  • Livegram
  • All the suggest names in the article are wack. The current name is way better. Don't change the name. Leave it alone. Just continue to improve the app.
  • You missed the point: He has 24 hours to change the name or have it pulled.
  • Yeah I didn't read it. Just looked at the names. FilterGram socialGram CamGram. Thanks!!
  • This dude bellow said "Microgram".. Now, that's got to be the best one yet! How did you guys miss that??
  • I vote for "Viewtiful"
  • I know this isn't in the running, but I'd rather have it called Pictogram.
  • instacrap :D
  • Livegram!
  • I wanted to say Shutterbug but it was to late. But yea will (For Instagram) be in the titles I need to know before I vote
  • I would gone with gramCracker but Instance for gram works
  • Instance!!!
  • Instance sounds better
  • "Livegram". Its simple, and reflects the Windows/Microsoft connection of the Whole thing.
  • "PicIt"
  • Lol
  • Spry for Instagram
  • They should name it "In$tagram."
  • I really liked itsdagram. :)
  • Lensa is "lens" in Bahasa Indonesia. So i voted lens :)
  • Metrogram! Oh, wait... PS. Voted for Lensa, its short, its elegant, its catchy.
  • Psudogram
  • I still think Microgram is the best...
  • That's the best one so far!!!
  • I don't like any to be honest so which ever is chosen I'll live with
  • I was vote #500 :) Instance it is
  • What about Snaptacular, Pictastic, LiveItGram?
  • My was better Daniel photofeed and you can eventually turn into a windows phone instragam product when they build up enough users....using gram is just copying.....photofeed makes sense consider it up for a vote
  • Hello, my sugestion would be "ShootPhrame". Taking a vote though.
  • MetroSnap!
  • Pseudogram gets my vote.
  • Instance or Lensa Sound ni e
  • Spry for instagram
  • I like pseudogram
  • Pseudogra.
  • Instagrammar. The app that focuses on well spoken images.
  • The name has to be catchy and easily marketed. Spry, pseudogram.what the hell. Boring ass names
  • Let's do a fun little test using some names currently in the Marketplace with the ones up for voting now...
    Insta Boobs
    It's rather difficult to add to the river when it is already flooded. However, some of these new ones DO stand out.
  • I voted for instance ... but I don't really like any of the suggestions that much.
    Too late now, but how about Instamatic ... or would whoever owns the bones of Kodak sue you as well?
  • I'd imagine that would lead to confusion with Hipstamatic, another photo effects app.
  • Lensa or livegram
  • Pseudogram