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Acquired byFacebook
Price$1.01B
Date4/2012
TermsCash and Stock

General Information

Websiteinstagram.com
Blogblog.instagram.com
Twitter@instagram
CategoryPhoto/Video
Employees12
Founded3/2010
DescriptionFast beautiful photo sharing

Offices

Instagram
P.O. Box 77421
San Francisco, CA, 94107
USA

People

Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Engineer
Community + Partnerships
Community Evangelist
Engineer
Investor
Member, Board of Directors

Acquisitions

Luma.io, 8/2013

Funding

Competitors

Tags

Instagram

Instagram is a free photo sharing application that allows users to take photos, apply a filter, and share it on the service or a variety of other social networking services, including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, Flickr, and Posterous. The application is compatible with iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch or Android devices running Android.

In an homage to both the Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid cameras, Instagram confines photos into a square shape. This is in contrast to the 3:2 aspect ratio normally used by the iOS device cameras.

The application was developed by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.

In April 2012, Instagram was acquired by Facebook.

Recent Milestones

Videos

Above:

Instagram Direct

Added: 12/12/13

Screenshots

Instagram screenshot
Above: Instagram Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 4/9/12
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Sources

  1. TechCrunch: Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion, Turns Budding Rival Into Its Standalone Photo App (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Instagram’s First Acquisition Is Video Sharing App Luma (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. techcrunch.com [edit]
  4. Instagram Raises $7M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Sequoia Set to Lead $500M Valuation Round for Instagram (allthingsd.com) [edit]
  6. allthingsd.com (yahya.jubjubs.net) [edit]
    Instagram Hits 100 Million Monthly Users 28 Months After Launch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Instagram Crosses 130 Million Users, With 16 Billion Photos And Over 1 Billion Likes Per Day (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Instagram Introduces Instagram Direct (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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