Founders of Instagram say they're leaving Facebook Inc.

The founders of Instagram announced in a surprise move Monday that they were leaving Facebook Inc. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said they were “ready for their next chapter” and said they were grateful for the six years they spent at Facebook, which acquired the photo sharing app for $1 billion.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

Sarah Frier traces the company’s cultural impact along with its business history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 15:32:33 UTC ]
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Music Is in the Air for Facebook and Instagram Users in More European Markets

Facebook is bringing its music and related interactive video features to more markets in Europe. Music publishing business development lead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Ella Kirby said in a blog post that music on Facebook and Instagram is now available in Denmark, Finland, Iceland,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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People Are Spending More Time on Instagram, at the Expense of Facebook and Snapchat

Adults in the U.S. will spend the same number of average minutes per day on Facebook and Snapchat this year as they did in 2018, but they will devote more time to Instagram, according to the latest figures from eMarketer. The consultancy found that U.S. adult Facebook users are spending an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-28 10:00:50 UTC ]
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Instagram: Facebook probes breach of millions of influencer accounts

An Indian company had stored the data of 49 million Instagram users in an unguarded online database. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-21 07:38:44 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad

Forty-two percent of 103 publishing executives polled by Digiday this February said Facebook was an effective platform to grow international audiences. The post Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram and Facebook Ban Far-Right Extremists

Alex Jones, Infowars, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen, and Louis Farrakhan have all been removed from the platforms. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-05-02 18:01:07 UTC ]
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Chris Cox Is Leaving Facebook

Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, announced he’s leaving the company one week after Mark Zuckerberg published his privacy manifesto. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is awful and only getting worse and I’m never leaving

It’s been over six weeks since I got good and fed up. Facebook has been a garbage company for most of its 15 years; while I’m prone to an “overboard gripe” (phrase provided by a former editor), this increasingly feels less a position than a statement of fact. Many more principled friends had left... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Efficient’: Publishers are recycling their Instagram efforts for Facebook Stories

Once a ghost town, Facebook Stories has gotten increasingly more attractive to publishers. The post ‘Efficient’: Publishers are recycling their Instagram efforts for Facebook Stories appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote Leave's targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook

The social media ads that helped Vote Leave win the EU referendum are published in full for the first time. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How publishers are bridging their Instagram and Facebook audiences

Following Facebook’s algorithm change, media companies are turning to Instagram, which is also turning them back to Facebook, albeit in a different way. The post How publishers are bridging their Instagram and Facebook audiences appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riot founder Hooson leaves to start charity

Anwen Hooson, co-founder and co-managing director of PR agency Riot Communications, is leaving the company to launch a performing arts charity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video View Metrics for Facebook and Instagram Are Being Added to CrowdTangle

Video publishers on Facebook and Instagram now have a new measurement option, as the social network announced that video view metrics for those two platforms will be added to CrowdTangle starting Thursday. Facebook said in a release that publishers will now have another way to track emerging... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bigger Lesson From Facebook’s New Bereavement Leave Policy

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s world came to a sudden halt when her husband, Dave Goldberg, died suddenly, at age 47, during a spring 2015 trip to Mexico. In the months that followed, the self-assured author of Lean In found herself lost in grief, adrift from the life she and Goldberg had... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mendeley co-founder Jan Reichelt leaves Elsevier

Jan Reichelt, co-founder and managing director of Mendeley, now part of Elsevier, has left the company "to pursue other interests".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube and Facebook leave video platform pretenders in the dust

Verizon and Comcast are not the first to try and build streaming video platforms for the best short-form web content -- AOL and Yahoo have already failed at it. Unlike digital publishers that dip their toes into video, these companies are willing to spend serious money on content. But money... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egyptian student will be allowed to leave U.S. voluntarily after Facebook threat against Trump

An Egyptian student at a Southern California flight school who was facing deportation for a Facebook threat against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be allowed to leave the country voluntarily, an immigration agency spokeswoman said. During a hearing Friday morning at U.S.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook co-founder sells The New Republic to rich liberal publisher

After four years of running one of magazine publishing's great trophy properties, Facebook multimillionaire Chris Hughes has found a new owner for The New Republic. Win McCormack, an Oregonian... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2016-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Did Someone Say #BlackFriday? Facebook, Instagram Wrap Up Holiday Audiences for Ad Targeting

For any brands still looking to do some holiday shopping, Facebook is making a list of people whose attentions they might want to buy.Starting on Thanksgiving and running through New Year's Day, Facebook and its photo-sharing app Instagram will let brands target ads to people who publish posts... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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