Instagram bought by Facebook

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I don't know what the general opinion of Instagram is from a photographers point of view but though this might be interesting never the less.

Reports suggest $1 billion.

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I haven't used it myself as it's pretty much just appeared on Android but there certainly seems to be many people using it among social media.
 
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It's a fun little app to help annoy people on Facebook. I imagine it'll now be a fun little app that tracks you and bombards you and others with adverts now :(
 
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No doubt facebook will integrate it with everything so it will be hard to read my "hot topics" without 50 photos of my mates with stupid faces.
 
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From the other article's I've read on it so far they are keeping it as a separate company entirley so parhaps nothing will change at all.
 
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Being the money grabbing whore that he is, I doubt very much that he'd buy this and not use it differently than it's being used now.
 
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Seeing as it's only just come out on Android I'm sure Facebook will trash its functionality just to spite me! :D

I really don't know where they make all their money, do people really click on all the ads that much?
 
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1 Billion is a lot of money to just buy: One Direction, finger/toe nails, cat, dog, people holding their phone looking in the mirror, messages about double tapping if you wished there was a cure for ...., messages about shout outs and other excremental type photos ;)
 
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There was an interview a little while back with the Instagram founder on Revision 3 if anyone's interested in watching.

 
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*sigh*

Now they'll make it a facebook app to make self portaits from your laptop, apply a Sepia filter to them, then scream 'I'm zeeee artisssste!'
 
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