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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Opens Registration For F8 Conference Featuring Oculus, WhatsApp, Instagram   —  Omnipresence seems to be the theme for Facebook's F8 conference this year.  Today, registration opened allowing developers to apply for $495 tickets, though it's free to livestream.
Jan 27, 2015, 8:20 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / Gigaom:
Facebook and Instagram go down for almost an hour during Snowmadgeddon   —  Silent night: Facebook, Instagram go down for Snowmadgeddon  —  All those carefully crafted images of snowscapes will have to stay locked up for a bit, East Coasters, because Facebook and Instagram are down.
Jan 27, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Instagram fixes privacy hole that exposed private photos posted from a public profile later changed to private   —  Your private Instagrams weren't as private as you thought they were  —  A privacy hole was publicly exposing an untold number of photographs Instagram users believed were private …
Jan 12, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Pew Internet:
Pew Report: Facebook growth slows, but user engagement increases; while Twitter and others grow userbase, not engagement   —  Social Media Update 2014  —  In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site.
Jan 9, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Ev Williams / Medium:
Metrics based on a single number, like MAU, are a poor proxy for value for Internet companies   —  A mile wide, an inch deep  —  I was recently quoted as saying, “I don't give a s**t” if Instagram has more users than Twitter.  If you read the article you'll note there's a big “if” before my not giving of said s**t.
Jan 6, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Federal judge approves warrantless creation of fake Instagram accounts used by law enforcement to befriend and access photos of suspects   —  Judge: It's OK for cops to create fake Instagram accounts  —  “No...warrant is required for the consensual sharing of this type of information.”
Dec 23, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
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

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