Instagram Client Id is an encrypted key which is generated from Instagram developer center using the Instagram account. Client id usages by application software which is installed on your website or mobile devices.
Client Id usages via different apps, plugins, software extensions to authenticate application request on the Instagram server. These application usages your client id to fetch your Instagram account details like photos, video, account information. When an application request to Instagram server then server validate the client id and send all the requested information to an application which is installed on your site.
The Instagram Access Token is a long string of characters unique to your account that grants other applications access to your Instagram feed.
Without the token, your website will be unable to talk to the Instagram servers. The token provides a secure way for a website to ask Instagram's permission to access your profile and display its images.
Pixel Union is just the company that made this tool to generate your token. We do not have access to your Instagram tokens, nor do we intend to use them or your photos for any purpose.
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