Andrew Benton

  • Developers of Room App Blindsided by Facebooks’ Rooms App

    … Africa, allowing them to share photos one-on-one. However, a mobile voice app named Bolt already existed, and its co-founder and CEO, Andrew Benton, urged Instagram to change the name of its app in a blog post. Facebook’s Paper iPhone app, which launched in February, faced a similar plea from FiftyThree, developer of a well-established app, also…

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  • Bolt CEO to Instagram: Please Don’t Steal Our Name

    … Facebook's tendency to brand its new applications and features with names that are already in use in the tech sector appears to have been adopted by its Instagram unit, as well, as Andrew Benton, co-founder and CEO of mobile voice app Bolt, penned a blog post in the form of a "Dear Instagram" letter to the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing…

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