Writing in (where else) a status update from Palo Alto this morning, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his company has agreed to purchase San Francisco-based social photography app Instagram for a reported $1 billion in cash and stock. According to Zuckerberg's press release, the wildly popular iPhone app, which recently caused a stir with an Android version, won't simply be lumped in with the rest of Facebook's services, but will continue to be developed as an independent product.
It's a sign of the times. Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has purchased photo app Instagram for $1 billion. The 13-person team at Instagram has not been able to generate revenue but was able to build a strong base of 30 mill... Read Post
At Facebook's Mobile Event this morning in Palo Alto, Mark Zuckerberg announced that among the various location- and mobile-oriented updates the company was making today, that updates to its Android and iPhone apps are now available... Read Post