Kevin Systrom

Kevin Systrom (born December 30, 1983) is an American entrepreneur and software engineer, who is best known as the co‑founder of Instagram.
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  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom detailed the new options in a blog post, adding that Tuesday’s announcement marks the first steps…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Why Stories Are a Losing Battle in Instagram’s War with Snapchat

    … effectively capitalized on a generation enamored with spontaneity. To Instagram’s credit, the app is the second-most-popular social network among millennials, but that’s not its fastest-growing demographic. According to entrepreneur, investor and digital agency founder Gary Vaynerchuk, that would be adults aged 40 through 60. Chasing a competitor’s…

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … There have been rumblings for weeks about an Instagram feature aimed at using keywords to block trolls, and that feature is now here for all users, not just celebrities and public figures. Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom announced in a blog post that the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced a custom keyword…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 15 readers -
  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … with their existing fan bases–fans who have been with them throughout their Instagram journey; fans who enjoy their more curated photo and video content. Francis Trapp is CEO of Brandnew IO, a platform for global influencer marketing. …

    Inside Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Is the Competition for Video Talent Heating Up?

    … a huge problem creators have with the platform. People will start to post more. Twitter recognized the power of having creators specifically making video content for its network, and it rolled out a beta version of monetization service Amplify. While Amplify is primarily aimed at large publishers, like TV networks, Twitter only keeps 30 percent…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 16 readers -
  • Instagram Nabs Yahoo Product Exec Robby Stein

    …/code, Stein had been leading Yahoo’s New York engineering office, focusing on mobile and video. Stein wrote in his Instagram post: I’m excited to share the news that next week I’ll be joining the product leadership team at Instagram! As one of the first users on the initial beta, I’ve seen Instagram grow to become the essential visual platform…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
  • This Week in Digital…

    … began as two friends with a dream has grown into a global community that shares more than 70 million photos and videos each day” With the news Instagram have also been questioned on the amount of spammy accounts on the social media site and whether 300m is a true reflection of active users. Chief executive, Kevin Systrom said; “We’re committed…

    Becky Grainger/ Search Laboratory- 12 readers -
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