Instagram sold to Facebook

Instagram and Twitter are raving with activity ever since the news appeared that Facebook had actually made the acquisition of Instagram for a billion dollars - Instagram Sold To Facebook.

Today very important media and blog sites are reflecting and also publishing web pages and also pages concerning the bargain, whether it is financial aspects, advertising approaches for both firms and also the possible following advancements in Palo Alto's mobile as well as social network field ...

If I was a Hollywood movie producer, I would have named the movie a Billion Dollar Child ...


Instagram Sold To Facebook


But just what does it actually imply for individuals as well as Instagramers like us?

After Mark Zuckerberg's main statement last night on his Facebook account, hundreds of remarks appeared. Not only in Twitter but In Instagram as well. For daily Instagramers like us, the Instagram Application has actually successfully become our primary communication tool. An area where we can share more than merely pics, yet our feelings, ideological background as well as our opinions as well.

The other day, our @Igers pic pointing out the "Facebook bargain" made it to the Popular Page, not a surprises there ...

As creator of Instagramers, the primary follower network of the Instagram Application all over the world, needless to say that my phone was warm with task last evening. Mentions, concerns, uncertainties ... I am most likely among the first Iger obtaining grievances every day, as it must be!

Many individuals are asking me today what will take place next so I decided to create this post.

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

-- A lot of us are deeply involved with the Instagram Application itself and even declare to be addicted. There is a solid feeling of stickyness with Instagram's expanding community. A genuine feeling of belonging to it with the community. That's why we also caught on to what amounts to a special anxiety of Android' s incursion into the Instagram globe, we fear that it might damage our perfect little globe

-- The majority of us have truly no idea of that owns our pics legal rights as well as which 3rd party can utilize it (same as in Facebook )

-- Everyone have Facebook account.

-- A big part of our Instagram Pics are daily and also naturally shared to our own Facebook walls and also profiles.

-- Inning accordance with a current research, as much as 12.5% of the pictures uploaded to Twitter could be from Instagram.

-- Our very own Instagramers Network of greater than 270 regional teams around the world is arranged around Facebook Profiles and also we have an exclusive group of over 200 "ManIgers" arranging occasions, instawalks, exhibitions, sharing concepts, offering tips ...

So why are we so terrified of Facebook?

As Net customers we won our independence and also autonomy in our choices. We do not intend to rely on institutions or corporations anymore. Instagram up until today was like a little "family" made up by a few young guys that created a remarkable app and also altered our lives ... They used to address directly with the helpdesk facility, @Josh developed on Sunday to publish "The week on Instagram" on their blog and also there was an actual harmony in between customers and proprietors of the application therefore normally, we are left wondering just what will certainly occur currently.

In a picture I uploaded the other day in @Igers Profile on Instagram (see right here in the ideal side) I obtained greater than 220 adverse comments concerning the procurement. There is no doubt that some individuals are truly distressed might think their rights will not be valued which it will most likely scent service as well as advertising almost everywhere.

However we need to be mindful that our favored app can only subsist if there is a viable company model behind.

I would certainly conclude that Facebook already has a billion users and that they are certainly not seeking for 30 million Instagram users to enhance their member ranks. Not at all. A lot of us are already Facebookers and also Mark already has all our individual info. In addition, Zuckerberg has actually not shown any kind of thinking about combining both Brands as well as Services (a minimum of for the moment). He recognizes we don't behave the same way in each social media sites platform we belong to which we act differently depending on our motivations. Combining both platforms under the Facebook umbrella would certainly prompt a substantial migration to other photo-sharing applications like Eye' em or Picplz.

I really do believe this bargain is extra an inquiry of technique and also keeping Google and various other competitors away (Google had recently shown rate of interest for IG). I personally believed that Instagramwould fit far better with Twitter. It made more feeling to me yet it's appears that Jack Dorsey is truly delighted with his Instagram Shares value today as he was just one of the first round resources fund financier.

I think that (for least a couple of months, maybe a year ...) there will certainly be no essential adjustments in our Instagram App which all the same, it is pointless to attempt to prepare additionally than that.

Much more the one million Androiders registered recently as well as nothing really happened. So why should we be terrified of Facebook this time around?