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

    … You probably heard the opening shots of what’s sure to be a grueling war between social media titans Instagram and Snapchat. In August, Instagram debuted Stories, a feature that allows users to take and post photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours. Users can add text, draw and insert emojis into their pics. If that sounds familiar…

    AllTwitterin Social- 13 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … comments. That feature is rolling out to all users Monday. Systrom said in his blog post: The first feature we’re introducing is a keyword moderation tool that anyone can use. Now, when you tap the gear icon on your profile, you’ll find a new comments tool. This feature lets you list words you consider offensive or inappropriate. Comments with these…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 12 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- 14 readers -
  • Is the Competition for Video Talent Heating Up?

    It wasn’t that long ago that if you wanted to watch video content on the internet, you were pretty much stuck with YouTube. However with nearly every major social network offering some kind of video content, YouTube is no longer the only big player. This expansion of the video market has led to increased competition for high-quality content, and potentially higher demand for ...

    AllTwitter- 10 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- 13 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- 8 readers -
  • This Week in Digital…

    … in the Hollywood world. Emails between producer Scott Rudin and co-chairman Amy Pascal revealed news on the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic as well as calling Angelina Jolie a ‘spoiled brat’ and stating that she has a ‘rampaging spoiled ego’. High quality video files of five unreleased Sony films have also been emailed to members of the media. Sony…

    Becky Grainger/ Search Laboratory- 9 readers -
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