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Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Citigroup raises valuation of Instagram, bought by Facebook for $1B, from $19B to $35B   —  Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion  —  Citigroup raised the valuation of Instagram this morning from $19 billion to $35 billion.  —  The photo-sharing network recently announced …
Dec 19, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Instagram purges spambots; popular accounts lose millions of followers, with the company losing the most at 18.9M   —  Millions of Fake Instagram Users Disappear in Purge  —  Social media services like Facebook and Twitter are always battling against spam or fake accounts that hijack hashtags …
Dec 18, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Roberto Baldwin / The Next Web:
Instagram's latest major update adds 5 new filters, revamped design and real-time commenting   —  Just when you thought you had enough filters, Instagram goes and adds more along with an updated design and a whole slew of other new and improved features.  —  Today the make-your-photos-look-better …
Dec 16, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Adrienne Lafrance / The Atlantic Online:
The Story Behind AOL's Iconic Yellow Running Man   —  This is the first in an occasional series about abandoned Internet icons.  —  It was spring of 1997.  “Mmmbop” was the pop song of the moment and unlimited access to AOL cost $19.95 a month.  Dial-up Internet had finally tipped mainstream.
Dec 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Twitter co-founder Evan Williams says he doesn't “give a s**t” about Instagram's greater MAUs, stresses Twitter's impact on world   —  Twitter co-founder Evan Williams: 'I don't give a s**t' if Instagram has more users  —  Yesterday, Instagram announced it has 300 million monthly active users.
Dec 12, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram surpasses Twitter with 300M monthly users, plans to launch verified badges soon   —  Instagram Hits 300 Million Monthly Users To Surpass Twitter, Keeps It Real With Verified Badges  —  It's no fad.  Just nine months after hitting 200 million users, Instagram now says 300 million people use …
Dec 10, 2014, 11:24 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Tumblr Overtakes Instagram As Fastest-Growing Social Platform, Snapchat Is The Fastest-Growing App   —  With 1.35 billion active monthly users, Facebook continues to be the world's largest social network by some margin, but when it comes to picking up new users, it appears to have reached a saturation point.
Nov 26, 2014, 8:30 AMIn context
Martin Beck / Marketing Land:
Forrester: brands should invest more on their own websites, and Instagram or Pinterest, instead of Facebook and Twitter   —  Forrester Says Marketers Are Wasting Resources on Facebook, Twitter  —  Because of low reach and engagement on the major social networks, report suggests that brands …
Nov 20, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Lizzie Widdicombe / New Yorker:
Inside 10x, a talent agency representing superstar programmers   —  The Programmer's Price  —  Want to hire a coding superstar?  Call the agent. … “Technically, we have an open marriage, but so far there's just Michael and me.”  —  BUY OR LICENSE »
Nov 18, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Instagram now lets you edit captions, suggests accounts to follow in new People tab   —  Instagram today released two new features for its mobile apps.  You can download the new version now directly from Google Play and Apple's App Store.  —  First up, the app now lets you go back and edit captions on your posts.
Nov 10, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context

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