A Brief History of Instagram
Instagram is a free photo sharing application tat allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter, then share it on a variety of social networking services including Instagram's own. A distinctive feature confines photos into a square shape, in homage to bot the Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid cameras.
Instagram development began in San Francisco, when Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger chose to focus their multi-featured HTML5 check-in project Burbn on mobile photography.
October 6, 2010
Instagram launched on Apple's App Store
Shortly after, Josh Ridel joined as Community Manager
Shayne Sweeney joined as an Engineer
Jessica Zollman joined as a Community Evangelist
Version 2.0 goes live in the iOS App Store
April 3, 2012
Instagram for Android released
April 9, 2012
It was announced that Instagram would be acquired by Facebook for approximately $1 billion in cash and stock
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