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…

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

    …, that’s because it is. Instagram Stories were not only inspired by Snapchat—Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom fully admitted that it was a direct imitation, telling TechCrunch, “[Snapchat deserves] all the credit” for the feature. Despite recently reaching its billionth Android installation, Instagram clearly sees some intense competition from Snapchat…

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  • Instagram Rolls Out Custom Keyword Filter for Comments

    … words will be hidden from your posts. You can choose your own list of words or use default words we’ve provided. This is in addition to the tools we’ve already developed such as swiping to delete comments, reporting inappropriate comments and blocking accounts. We know tools aren’t the only solution for this complex problem, but together, we can…

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  • The Impact of Instagram Stories on Influencer Marketing

    … Early this month, Instagram launched Stories, a “‘new” feature that enables users to create stories–a feed of photos and videos complete with your own doodles, captions and stickers, and displayed for 24 hours only. Sound familiar? That’s because it is. In what can only be seen as a fairly shameless copy, Instagram Stories replicates pretty…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 17 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- 12 readers -
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