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Instagram: The Timeline

Instagram: The Timeline of a Rock Star Product

Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, hit the jackpot today as Facebook buys their iPhone app, for a sweet one billion dollars in cash and stock.

Instagram app allows you to take pictures with your iPhone and apply really cool filters. Once you’ve made all your edits, you share with your friends on Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, and Twitter.

August 24, 2010
This is what their website looked like only two months before launching the app

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Hello, Meet Instagram – an amazingly fun & simple life-sharing app for your iPhone. Snap photos wherever you go to show the world what’s going on in your life. Select from photo filters that transform regular old photos into works of art that you’ll want to keep around forever. We’re currently in a limited preview, but we’ll be launching soon. Want to be the first to know when we go live?
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Instagram’s First shared photo

October 16, 2010
Official launch at Apple’s App Store

December 2010 Instagram hits one million registered users!
June 2011 Instagram hits five million registered users!
September 2011 Instagram hits ten million registered users!
April 3,2012 Instagram for Android released. More than 200,000 downloads already!
April 12, 2012 Facebook buys Instagram for a reported one billion dollars in cash and stock.

SOLD

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Instagram: The Timeline

shared by awright on Apr 10, 2012 in Social Media

Instagram: The Timeline

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