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Instagram's co-founders resign from Facebook

25 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Instagram's founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have resigned, leaving the company they created in the hands of Facebook's executives. "We're planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again," said Systrom in a blog post. "Building new things requires that we step back, understand what inspires us and match that with what the world needs; that's what we plan to do." Systrom's statement suggests an amicable departure, but anonymous sources have told Bloomberg that their decision stemmed from tensions with Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had become more...
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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger leaving firm

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger leaving firm

25 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

The co-founders of Instagram have announced they are both leaving the firm.
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US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

US Charges Russian For Social Media Midterm Election Meddling

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OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple

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Tesla quietly stopped selling its full self-driving feature as an option in...

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Facebook Hires Former UK Deputy Prime Minister

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UK Police Buying Secret US Tech to Hack Into iPhones

UK Police Buying Secret US Tech to Hack Into iPhones

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The best Nintendo Switch prices, bundles and sales in Australia

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