April 11, 2012 - Comments Off on Facebook + Instagram = #facegram: The Linked Mechanism
By now you probably have heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram. We are fans of Instagram. I was surprised by how strong a reaction I had when I heard the news. Here is what the web is saying about the acquisition:
- Mark Zuckerberg's blog post at Facebook announcing the transaction.
- Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom's blog post announcing the news.
- #facegram: Users React to Facebook's $1 Billion Instagram Deal.
- Facebook and Instagram: When Your Favorite App Sells Out.
- Why is Instagram worth $1 billion to Facebook and Zuckerberg?
- Instagram’s Buyout: No Bubble to See Here.
- Behind the Scenes at Instagram: Tools for Building Reliable Web Services.
- Topping 5 Million Android Downloads, Instagram Shows No Signs of Slowing.
- Why Facebook bought Instagram for a billion dollars.
A mid-week treat of assorted links.