How to sign Instagram in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign the letter "I" then "G".

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Sequential Breakdown of Instagram

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of Instagram

End of Sign

Final Frame of Instagram

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Instagram
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.
Dominant Handshape for Instagram
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and your palm oriented away from yourself. Extend your thumb and slightly curl your index finger. Your other fingers should be folded in. Then wiggle your hand slightly from side to side a couple of times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of Instagram

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of Instagram

End of Sign

Final Frame of Instagram

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Instagram
Make a 'C' shape with your thumb and index finger, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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