All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘kevin systrom’

Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom finally made a move to stop the bleeding with a blog post directed at users who feel betrayed by the company’s new privacy policy. “To be clear: it is not our intention to sell your photos. We are working on updated language in the terms to make sure this is clear,” said Systrom. In reality, Instagram …

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Your Instagram Photos Look Terrible on Twitter Because Instagram Wants You to Use Instagram

Instagram has always wanted to be more than a place to filter your photos. That’s why your Instagram app has a news stream. That’s why you have the ability to like and comment on other users’ photos. Instagram is its own social network – not just a service to make your posts on other social networks more interesting. That’s why …

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Ben Horowitz Sheds Light on Instagram Investment

Ben Horowitz, cofounder and General Partner of high technology venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, just explained on his blog why his company was only able to achieve a $78 million dollar return on an initial $250,000 investment in Instagram. For a little bit of backstory – along with partner Marc Andreessen, Horowitz founded a cloud computing startup called Loudcloud in …

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