Facebook Acquires Instagram

Instagram and Twitter are surging with task since the information appeared that Facebook had made the purchase of Instagram for a billion dollars - Facebook Acquires Instagram.

Today very important media and also blog sites are reflecting and also publishing web pages as well as web pages concerning the deal, whether it is monetary facets, marketing strategies for both firms and also the feasible following advancements in Palo Alto's mobile and also social media network market ...

If I was a Hollywood flick producer, I would certainly have named the film a Billion Buck Child ...


Facebook Acquires Instagram


But exactly what does it actually suggest for individuals as well as Instagramers like us?

After Mark Zuckerberg's official statement last evening on his Facebook profile, countless remarks showed up. Not only in Twitter however In Instagram as well. For everyday Instagramers like us, the Instagram App has actually properly developed into our major communication device. A place where we can share more than simply pics, yet our feelings, ideological background and also our opinions also.

The other day, our @Igers pic stating the "Facebook offer" made it to the Popular Page, no surprises there ...

As founder of Instagramers, the major follower network of the Instagram App worldwide, obviously that my phone was warm with task last evening. Mentions, inquiries, uncertainties ... I am probably one of the very first Iger receiving grievances each day, as it should be!

Many people are asking me today what will take place following so I determined to write this message.

The interested feature of this whole story and our Instagram individuals experience is that we seem to act in a different way relying on the social networks we use.

-- A lot of us are deeply entailed with the Instagram Application itself or even declare to be addicted. There is a strong feeling of stickyness with Instagram's expanding community. A genuine experience of being part of it via the area. That's why we also figured exactly what amounts to an unique worry of Android' s incursion right into the Instagram globe, we fear that it can ruin our perfect little world

-- The majority of us have actually no suggestion of that has our photos civil liberties and which 3rd party might utilize it (same as in Facebook )

-- Everybody have Facebook account.

-- A massive part of our Instagram Pics are everyday as well as normally shared to our very own Facebook walls and also profiles.

-- According to a current study, as much as 12.5% of the images submitted to Twitter could be from Instagram.

-- Our own Instagramers Network of greater than 270 neighborhood groups globally is arranged around Facebook Profiles as well as we have an exclusive group of over 200 "ManIgers" arranging occasions, instawalks, exhibits, sharing ideas, providing ideas ...

So why are we so afraid of Facebook?

As Internet customers we won our freedom and freedom in our selections. We do not intend to rely on organizations or firms any longer. Instagram till today was like a small "family" composed by a few young people who developed an outstanding app and also transformed our lives ... They used to address personally via the helpdesk center, @Josh developed on Sunday to publish "The week on Instagram" on their blog and also there was an actual synergy between users and also proprietors of the application and so normally, we are left questioning exactly what will certainly take place now.

In a pic I published yesterday in @Igers Profile on Instagram (see right here in the right side) I got more than 220 adverse comments about the acquisition. There is no question that some people are really disturbed may think their rights will certainly not be valued and that it will possibly smell company and marketing all over.

But we have to be aware that our favorite app could only subsist if there is a feasible service model behind.

I would end that Facebook already has a billion users which they are most definitely not seeking for 30 million Instagram users to improve their participant rankings. Never. The majority of us are already Facebookers and also Mark already has all our individual information. Furthermore, Zuckerberg has actually not demonstrated any type of interested in combining both Brands and also Solutions (at the very least for the moment). He understands we do not act similarly in each social media sites platform we belong to which we act differently depending upon our motivations. Combining both platforms under the Facebook umbrella would provoke a huge migration to various other photo-sharing applications like Eye' em or Picplz.

I truly do think this offer is more a concern of method and also maintaining Google as well as various other rivals at bay (Google had lately revealed passion for IG). I directly assumed that Instagramwould fit far better with Twitter. It made even more feeling to me but it's seems that Jack Dorsey is truly happy with his Instagram Shares worth today as he was just one of the preliminary resources fund capitalist.

I think that (for least a couple of months, perhaps a year ...) there will certainly be no crucial modifications in our Instagram Application which in any case, it is pointless to aim to prepare better than that.

A lot more the one million Androiders registered recently as well as nothing actually occurred. So why should we be scared of Facebook this time?

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