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Facebook Hires Team Behind Android Photosharing App Lightbox

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Facebook has just closed a deal to hire about seven employees from Android photosharing app Lightbox. The app will shut down and people can download their photos until June 15th. Along with the Instagram acquisition, the Lightbox hires will help Facebook prepare for a very mobile-centric future. Here's the full statement from Lightbox's blog:
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Zuckerberg On Instagram: There’s Been No Integration, The Acquisition Hasn’t Closed

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Asked today on Facebook's very first earnings call about the status of Facebook's acquisition of Instagram, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the photosharing startup had not been integrated AT ALL into Facebook, "The acqu... Read Post

Instagram hits 5 billion photos shared as it closes Facebook deal

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

Facebook and Instagram finally closed the deal on their acquisition today, as Instagram noted the popular photo sharing app hit 5 billion photos uploaded so far, a huge number and testament to growth as it prepares to merge with the... Read Post

Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

How many mobile acquisitions and team hires can Facebook do in one month? Too many to count, apparently. There was mobile commerce startup Karma, then they hired the team from Android developer shop Lightbox. Now the developers from... Read Post

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