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- 20 readers -
  • Why Stories Are a Losing Battle in Instagram’s War with Snapchat

    … Discover feature. Instagram’s demographics skew older It’s no secret that Snapchat is a hit among millennials. It’s the third-most-popular social network among the demographic and, according to Variety, about 44 percent of users age 13 through 24 who use Live Stories and/or Discover report doing so daily. In a relatively short time, the application has…

    AllTwitterin Social- 22 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- 18 readers -
  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … it in among the broader context of Instagram? When curation meets authenticity The biggest impact of adding Stories to Instagram is that it will add depth. With a simple update of the application, influencers can now provide a glimpse into the life behind the photos and curated videos. They can share a more unfiltered view into their lives directly…

    Inside Facebook- 28 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- 19 readers -
  • Instagram Nabs Yahoo Product Exec Robby Stein

    … that connects the world, and I am thrilled to reunite with @kevin (Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom) to help lead this exciting next phase of the product. I’m also incredibly thankful to Marissa (Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer) for giving me the opportunity to build new products and teams at Yahoo the last several years. It has been…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Pope Francis to Bless Instagram?

    … By David Cohen on Mar. 17, 2016 - 4:45 PM How will His Holiness be treated by Instagram’s new algorithm? Prefect for communications Monsignor Dario Viganò told Vatican Radio Tuesday that Pope Francis will join Instagram Saturday under the account name “Franciscus,” ANSA reported. Pope Francis has been on Twitter since February 2012…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
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