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Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger

Why are we all trapped in enterprise chat apps if we talk 6X faster than we type, and our brain processes visual info 60,000X faster than text? Thanks to Instagram, we’re not as camera-shy anymore.
Pitch launches in private beta and raises $30 million to be the presentation tool for ‘generation Slack’

Pitch launches in private beta and raises $30 million to be the presentation tool for ‘generation Slack’

Founded by Wunderlist's co-creators, Pitch today announced its private beta and raised $30 million to be the presentation tool for 'generation Slack.'

Instagram founders on Snapchat and breaking up Facebook

We haven't heard much from Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger since they resigned from Facebook last September. But on Monday, the pair spoke at SXSW 2019 about the rise of Instagram,
Instagram founders say losing autonomy at Facebook meant “winning”

Instagram founders say losing autonomy at Facebook meant “winning”

Rather than be sore about losing independence within Facebook, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom told me it was an inevitable sign of his app’s triumph. Today at South By South West, Systrom and
Instagram founder admits he blatantly stole Stories from Snapchat

Instagram founder admits he blatantly stole Stories from Snapchat

Snapchat loyalists just got some vindication about the shady tactics Instagram used to compete with the original ephemeral photo sharing app. Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger spoke

WhatsApp’s chief business officer is leaving

Neeraj Arora was widely believed to be the frontrunner to replace former CEO Jan Koum, who left the company shortly after co-founder Brian Acton earlier this year.

Josh Kushner’s Thrive Capital brings in $1B

Thrive Capital has announced the close of its largest fund to date.
Instagram Co-Founder Discusses Why He Decided to Leave Facebook

Instagram Co-Founder Discusses Why He Decided to Leave Facebook

Systrom says that Instagram is currently in a 'really good place.'
Free from Facebook, Instagram’s co-founder is talking about what’s wrong with social media

Free from Facebook, Instagram’s co-founder is talking about what’s wrong with social media

Companies are trying to throw algorithms at one of the world’s most intractable problems: the viciousness of online life. If only our technology was good…
Everything is not 'awesome' at Facebook, says Instagram co-founder

Everything is not 'awesome' at Facebook, says Instagram co-founder

Everything may be awesome and cool when you're part of a team, as The LEGO Movie taught us. But apparently that doesn't apply to the team at Facebook. The social media giant has been rocked by a
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom: I have a Few More Instagrams in Me

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom: I have a Few More Instagrams in Me

Departing Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom told the audience of the Wired 25 Summit in San Francisco Monday that he isn’t done with tech any time soon. “I figure I have a few more Instagrams, time-wise, in
Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit

Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit

Facebook executive Adam Mosseri was appointed the new head of Instagram.
Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit

Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit

Facebook executive Adam Mosseri was appointed the new head of Instagram.
Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram

Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram

Former Facebook VP of News Feed and recently appointed Instagram VP of Product Adam Mosseri has been named the new head of Instagram following the resignation of Instagram’s founders Kevin Systrom and

Facebook poisons the acquisition well

Who should you sell your startup to? Facebook and the founders of its former acquisitions are making a strong case against getting bought by Mark Zuckerberg and Co. After a half-decade of being seen
Facebook drama heats up: David Marcus calls WhatsApp’s Brian Acton “low class”

Facebook drama heats up: David Marcus calls WhatsApp’s Brian Acton “low class”

The drama following the abrupt exit of Instagram’s founders from its parent company Facebook continues to heat up. Two days after Kevin Systrom and Mike…
Jeremy Renner’s Weird Secret Life, Ted Cruz Meets The World 9.26.18

Jeremy Renner’s Weird Secret Life, Ted Cruz Meets The World 9.26.18

In episode 240, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, performer, and You're Making It Worse co-host Eliot Glazer to discuss Jeremy Renner's hobbies, Lil Xan overdosing on Flaming Hot Cheetos, a hundred

Instagram co-founders to leave Facebook amid reported tensions with Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced Monday night that they would be leaving Facebook, which acquired the company in 2012. “Mike and I…
3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

ANALYSIS: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving Facebook, six years after the Mark Zuckerberg-led company bought their photo-sharing app, Instagram. Six years is a long time for founders to stay
Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Mark Zuckerberg was quick to realize that Facebook, the largest social network in the world, doesn’t have a monopoly on all users nor can it bank on holding its position as top dog forever. Thus he