Latest Kevin Systrom Stories

Instagram Direct Launches
2013-12-12 16:17:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Thursday Instagram finally put the “insta” – as in “instant” messaging – into the mix. The company, which had been rumored to be gearing up to launch a new private messaging feature to its popular photo and video sharing tools, made it official this week. This new functionality means users no longer have to share photos and videos with all their friends, but instead can send those to an individual or up to 15 people...

Facebook Unveils Instagram Video
2013-06-21 05:49:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook-owned Instagram unveiled on Thursday a new video feature for the popular photo-sharing service, allowing members to create and share short video clips of 15 seconds or less. Facebook had hinted earlier this week that such an announcement was around the corner. Instagram co-founder and chief executive Kevin Systrom demonstrated the video features to members of the media Thursday morning at the company’s Menlo Park...

Browse Your Instagram Feed On The Web
2013-02-06 04:20:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Instagram launched a Web version of its service on Tuesday that lets users view their entire Instagram feed from a laptop, tablet or desktop computer. "To make Instagram even more accessible to our growing community ... you can now browse your Instagram feed on the Web — just like you do on your mobile device," wrote Instagram´s chief executive and co-founder, Kevin Systrom, in a blog post. The company, which is...

Instagram Reinstates Original Terms Of Service After Backlash
2012-12-21 14:38:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Instagram made headlines once again this week when they announced a change to their privacy policies and terms of service. These revised terms made their way around the Internet like a wildfire, sparking incendiary disdain amongst the Instagram faithful. A day later, CEO Kevin Systrom attempted to mitigate the rising flame by completely backpedaling and blaming the users for misinterpreting the very plain language laid out in...

Instagram Apologizes After Privacy Backlash
2012-12-19 06:37:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Photo-sharing service Instagram apologized on Tuesday for any ℠confusion´ about whether it would sell photos posted by users, or incorporate them into advertisements, emphasizing that it has ℠no plans´ to do so. The remarks followed an unprecedented backlash by users over new privacy policies the company unveiled on Monday. Instagram chief executive Kevin Systrom said users had incorrectly interpreted the...

2012-09-06 16:30:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Well, it´s finally done and over with. The famous acquisition of Instagram by Facebook has finally cleared the books, so says Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom. Of course, it only makes sense for Systrom to announce this deal in one place: Facebook. “We´re officially joining the Facebook family,” wrote Systrom in a blog post on the social site. “I´m psyched for the next chapter of this long...

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