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.
Posts about Kevin Systrom
  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … that someone you care about may be thinking about injuring themselves, you can report it anonymously, and we will connect your friend to organizations that offer help. We have teams working 24 hours per day, seven days per week around the world to review these reports. On a non-safety-related note, Systrom also announced that Instagram will add the ability for users to like comments by tapping an adjacent heart icon “in the coming weeks.” Readers: What are your thoughts on the safety features Instagram announced Tuesday? …

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

    …? That could be a tougher sell. Bottom line With Stories, Instagram made it clear that it is trying to cut down Snapchat by imitating its features. However, because of Stories’ questionable advertising potential, Instagram’s shifting demographics and Instagram’s reputation as a curated platform, Instagram may find that it will have to get more creative to compete. Patrick Kirby is vice president of accounts and sales at video advertising company GlassView. …

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  • 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- 14 readers -
  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … much everything people love about Snapchat’s feature of the same name. When confronted with claims of copying, management teams are usually vague and evasive. But in a surprisingly honest interview with TechCrunch, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom gave Snapchat “all the credit” for the idea: This isn’t about who invented something. This is about a format…

    Inside Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Is the Competition for Video Talent Heating Up?

    … experiences. But Instagram may not be able to hold out long. In an interview with Bloomberg earlier this year, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom said: I’m both excited that influencers have the reach they have now on Instagram, and for brands to reach their fans […] But that method of advertising is not nearly as effective as going through…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 15 readers -
  • Instagram Nabs Yahoo Product Exec Robby Stein

    … By David Cohen on May. 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM Yahoo senior director of product management Robby Stein is leaving the company for a role on the product leadership team at Instagram. Stein broke the news in an Instagram post (embedded below), saying that he was one of the first users of the initial beta version of Instagram. According to Re…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Pope Francis to Bless Instagram?

    …, and his account was nearing 9 million followers at the time of this post. Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in February, according to Time. There is already an Official Vatican Network Instagram account, which has more than 79,000 followers. Readers: What are your thoughts on Pope Francis joining Instagram? Image courtesy of Pope Francis’ Twitter account. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 9 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- 11 readers -
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