It may surprise you to learn that back in July 2010, three months before the official public launch of the $1 billion photo-sharing app we're all come to know so well, the project then known simply as Codename uploaded it's first test photo photo—a happy-looking blonde dog and a *woman's right foot in Teva sandal.

That's right. No grapefruit mimosas. No crimini mushroom quiche. No muesli. No setting sun.


Just a dog and flip flop, setting the stage for what would quickly become the world's largest and most diverse catalog of breakfast foods and sherbet-colored skies. [Instagram]

*This, to me, indisputably resembles a female foot. But if you really want to debate this small fact, so be it.