Instead, Instagram has retained its edge and become a giant. When Facebook bought Instagram for a cool $1 billion, some fans
This is the second time in recent months that Facebook has accidentally released a Snapchat copycat ahead of schedule. The
Instagram had a big year. After all, eight short months ago the little photo-sharing app was purchased by Facebook for hefty
Instagram almost had a perfect year. Almost. So what happened?
Much of the Instagrab controversy and negative PR could likely have been avoided had Instagram clarified its intent at the outset, rather than backtrack as a result of a massive Internet outcry.
"We found that the voting mechanism, which is triggered by a specific number of comments, actually resulted in a system that
Even after she moved west in 2009 to attend business school in the country’s breeding-ground for entrepreneurs, a career
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission cleared Facebook Inc's acquisition of Instagram on Wednesday
Facebook had said it hopes to complete the deal -- the largest in Facebook's history -- in the second quarter, but some observers
Facebook's initial public offering is rumored to be set for May 17. Check out the slideshow (below) to see how tweeters reacted
After Facebook announced its acquisition of Instagram on April 9, some argued that the social network was overpaying for
Facebook, the Silicon Valley rebel that rebuffed Yahoo's 10-figure check, broke rules, and had the audacity to imagine itself taking over the web, has officially completed its transition from "cool" to "corporate" in the eyes of the Internet.
For Adrian Salamunovic, co-founder of, a site that blows up, prints and frames your Instagram photos, Instagram's
551-day-old app Instagram sold for a billion dollars, while the 116-year-old New York Times is valued at $967 million. But it's stood the test of time in a way that not even the greatest social network will be able to.
Click over to the Boobstagram website to see the gallery for yourselves, but be warned, it's probably best left for after
Understanding Facebook's Instagram affair means starting with the simple fact that the app mastered an activity that makes up the heart and soul of Facebook: sharing photos among friends.
Facebook is dumping a whopping $1 billion for Instagram, a company that is less than two years old and has no revenue. Here are the numbers behind the purchase.
In the past week, Facebook bought Instagram for a cool $1 billion, and Microsoft agreed to pay AOL (The Huffington Post's
The beauty and the magic of the app space right now is that the barriers to entry are still small and the distribution platform so immense, that a company none of us have even heard of today could be acquired for billions by year-end.
While we have yet to see operationally how this deal with play out, we may see more quickly in the court of public opinion what happens. For now, if users are unhappy with this recent move, maybe it's time to try Hipstamatic?