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Why did Facebook buy Instagram for $1bn?

Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram for $1 billion on Monday took a lot of people by surprise. There’s usually rumours and conjecture surrounding such deals but this one seemed to come out of the blue. As an Instagram fan I’ve taken quite an interest in this story. Whilst I’m not feeling particularly worried about the acquisition […]

Why I’m falling in love with Instagram

I use a lot of social networks for a variety of different reasons and yet there is a relatively unknown, mobile-based social network that has caught my attention – and imagination! Instagram is an iOS-only photo sharing app with a difference: it allows you to apply a series of different filters and effects to your […]