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Instagram has just announced that they have agreed to be bought by Facebook for a billion $.

That’s good for them, a bit less for the users.

First reaction: noooooo.

Although I do hope that Facebook will keep their word and keep developing Instagram independently, I’m really afraid it would end up as it happened with Gowalla a few years ago - they disappeared.

I still hope for the best, but most of the blogosphere is skeptical: Ben Brooks has already deleted his account.

Few Stats


Instagram has generated $1,814,882 in value every day since its launch 551 days ago.
That’s $1,260 per minute.


Remember this day. 551-day-old Instagram is worth $1 billion. 116-year-old New York Times Co.: $967 million.

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Valentino Urbano



Valentino Urbano

iOS Developer, Swift, Writer, Husband

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