The most successful startups are able to stay a step ahead of their competition by analyzing the current trends to predict the next hot application that will captivate the public.
One way to get a few ideas of where to go with your new business venture is to take a look at recent successes. Here are some examples of recent startups that stayed in touch with the average user to create exceptionally usable products:
Easy Photo Sharing with Instagr.am
The ability to share photos is almost as popular as the ability to share music online. However, it can be a pain to post those cute baby pictures on a host of social networks and check each site for comments.
With Instagr.am, you can take pictures, apply filters, and publish them all over the net. Instagr.am is quickly going viral as it attracts about 100,000 new users each week.