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Templates for creating fake Instagram posts and profiles

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 by Megan Townes
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  • 12 Ratings
Subject
English Humanities Apps Arts Education
Age Levels
11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18
Resource Type
Digital Asset
Keywords
biography, instagram, social media
Products Used
  • Photoshop
  • Photoshop Elements

Description

William Shakespeare Instagram Profile

Want to use social media in the classroom but it's blocked? Never fear, use these templates to create Instagram profiles or photo uploads from famous people from history, fictional characters or today's celebrities, politicians and sports stars.

These Instagram templates will allow you and your students to create a fake Instagram post and/or an Instagram profile. Editable components include the image(s), username, profile picture, post text, first comment, and number of photo uploads, followers and following.

You will need to have the Roboto font installed on your computer if you would like the font to best reflect the font used by Instagram.

I recommend downloading and loading this set of Instagram actions into Photoshop so you can apply Instagram-like filters to the photographs that you use in assembling a profile or photo. Credit to motheer-212. Check out this 'How to' on loading actions.

Students will need to know how to insert images, move image layers, and edit text. What a great way to introduce them to these basic Photoshop concepts. Have fun!

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Additional Information

Creative Commons License
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ISTE NETS·S Standards
Communication and Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation, Technology Operations and Concepts
Materials/Equipment

Photoshop

Images for inclusion in profile or photo post

  • 12 Ratings
All Comments (19)

Scott Tumilty

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 - Permalink

I would love if you can email me with the template.

Oneika Riley

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 - Permalink

Just what I've been looking for! I downloaded the file, but unsure how to make individual changes. Help, please.

Mike Renne

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 - Permalink

Great source! Thanks for sharing!

Debbie Gilfillan

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 - Permalink

Hi! I can download and open each of these...but I can't figure out how to edit the editable components. The files are psd files. I can create a text box and type over things, but I can't actually change the text that is on the template. I'd love advice! Thanks.

Luca Dvs

Posted on May 27, 2014 - Permalink

Thanks

Terry Joe

Posted on May 6, 2014 - Permalink

All you have to do is make an account and it should appear

ashley weathers

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 - Permalink

how do i use it ?

Dina Zake

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 - Permalink

This is exactly what I needed, thank you!

margaret campbell

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 - Permalink

sounds good!!

Clint Balsar

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 - Permalink

This is fun!

Britta Hamilton

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 - Permalink

Why can't I download these?

What program are you using to open these resources?

ashley wilson

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 - Permalink

This is pretty cool. Love the concept.

Patricia Clayton

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 - Permalink

I can't get it to work either. I tried both PC and mac, and neither one will open the link. Is there a trick I'm missing?

brayden roberson

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 - Permalink

it doesnt work

Pip Cleaves

Posted on Jan 18, 2014 - Permalink

Love this resource! So useful in so many age groups and subject areas! Cheers!!

Mike Skocko

Posted on Jan 17, 2014 - Permalink

What a fun and useful resource. Thanks so much, Megan!

Christopher Price

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 - Permalink

Been looking for this. Thank you!!

Melissa Jones

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 - Permalink

Mind.blown.

Liz Camarena

Posted on Oct 29, 2013 - Permalink

Thank you for this great resource!