Facebook Acquires Instagram

Instagram as well as Twitter are surging with task ever since the news appeared that Facebook had made the purchase of Instagram for a billion bucks - Facebook Acquires Instagram.

Today all important media and blog sites are showing and publishing pages and also web pages concerning the offer, whether it is financial elements, advertising methods for both business and also the feasible next advancements in Palo Alto's mobile and also social media sector ...

If I was a Hollywood film producer, I would have called the film a Billion Dollar Baby ...


Facebook Acquires Instagram


Yet what does it really mean for users as well as Instagramers like us?

After Mark Zuckerberg's official announcement last night on his Facebook profile, thousands of remarks appeared. Not just in Twitter however In Instagram also. For day-to-day Instagramers like us, the Instagram Application has successfully developed into our major interaction device. An area where we could share greater than merely images, however our sensations, ideological background and also our opinions too.

Yesterday, our @Igers pic pointing out the "Facebook deal" made it to the Popular Page, no surprises there ...

As creator of Instagramers, the primary follower network of the Instagram App around the globe, needless to say that my phone was hot with activity last evening. References, concerns, uncertainties ... I am probably one of the very first Iger receiving issues each and every single day, as it ought to be!

Many people are asking me today what will occur following so I chose to create this post.

The curious feature of this whole story and our Instagram users experience is that we appear to act differently depending upon the social media networks we make use of.

-- A lot of us are deeply involved with the Instagram Application itself or even declare to be addicted. There is a solid sensation of stickyness with Instagram's growing neighborhood. An actual experience of becoming part of it via the community. That's why we likewise got just what amounts to a special concern of Android' s incursion right into the Instagram world, we are afraid that it could damage our best little globe

-- Most of us have actually no suggestion of that owns our photos rights and also which third party could use it (like in Facebook )

-- Everybody have Facebook account.

-- A big part of our Instagram Pics are day-to-day and normally shared to our very own Facebook wall surfaces and profiles.

-- According to a recent research, approximately 12.5% of the photos submitted to Twitter could be from Instagram.

-- Our very own Instagramers Network of more than 270 regional groups around the world is organized around Facebook Profiles as well as we have a private team of over 200 "ManIgers" organizing events, instawalks, exhibits, sharing suggestions, providing ideas ...

So why are we so frightened of Facebook?

As Web individuals we won our self-reliance and freedom in our selections. We do not wish to rely on establishments or companies any longer. Instagram until today was like a tiny "household" composed by a couple of young guys that established an amazing application and transformed our lives ... They made use of to answer directly via the helpdesk center, @Josh developed on Sunday to publish "The week on Instagram" on their blog site and also there was a genuine harmony in between individuals as well as proprietors of the application therefore normally, we are left questioning exactly what will certainly take place currently.

In a photo I posted yesterday in @Igers Profile on Instagram (see right here in the appropriate side) I got greater than 220 adverse remarks regarding the purchase. There is no doubt that some individuals are truly distressed could assume their rights will certainly not be appreciated which it will possibly smell business as well as marketing all over.

Yet we need to be conscious that our favorite application could just survive if there is a feasible business version behind.

I would wrap up that Facebook currently has a billion customers and that they are most definitely not seeking for 30 million Instagram users to increase their participant rankings. Not at all. A lot of us are already Facebookers as well as Mark already has all our personal details. Additionally, Zuckerberg has not shown any kind of curious about combining both Brands and Services (at the very least for the moment). He understands we do not act the same way in each social media sites system we belong to and that we act differently depending on our motivations. Merging both platforms under the Facebook umbrella would certainly prompt a large migration to various other photo-sharing apps like Eye' em or Picplz.

I actually do assume this bargain is extra a concern of method and maintaining Google and also other rivals at bay (Google had lately shown 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 actually satisfied with his Instagram Shares worth today as he was among the first round resources fund investor.

I believe that (for least a couple of months, maybe a year ...) there will certainly be no crucial changes in our Instagram App and that all the same, it is pointless to attempt to prepare further compared to that.

Extra the one million Androiders signed up recently and also absolutely nothing actually occurred. So why should we be scared of Facebook this moment?