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Facebook Didn't Ruin Instagram, Actually Made It 10 Times As Big

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology

When Facebook bought Instagram for a cool $1 billion, some fans worried the social networking juggernaut would somehow make the photo-sharing app unco...

Instagram Leaks What Looks A Lot Like A Snapchat Clone

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology

Instagram may be following in the footsteps of its parent company, Facebook, by developing a Snapchat clone -- and prematurely leaking it, too. Las...

2012 As Only Instagram Can Tell It

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.26.2012 | Technology

Instagram had a big year. After all, eight short months ago the little photo-sharing app was purchased by Facebook for hefty $1 billion. But what d...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.21.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Instagram almost had a perfect year. Almost. So what happened?

What You Need to Know about the Instagrab

Allison Fitzpatrick | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology
Allison Fitzpatrick

Much of the Instagrab controversy and negative PR could likely have been avoided had Instagram clarified its intent at the outset, rather than backtrack as a result of a massive Internet outcry.

What Am I to You, Instagram?

Danny Licht | Posted 02.18.2013 | Teen
Danny Licht

Please remember that photographers deeply care about their work, which is dangerous for you because photographers now account for a majority of the first world's population.

Facebook Starts Hugging Instagram Closer

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 01.22.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is proposing to combine user data with that of recently acquired photo-shari...

Bianca Bosker

Meet Instagram's Lone Business Guru | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

Amy Cole might never have made it to Instagram had it not been for two pairs of hot pink pants. While on a Napa Valley wine tour last summer, Cole,...

Facebook Is About To Make Its Biggest Buy Ever

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission cleared Facebook Inc's acquisition of Instagram on Wedn...

Google, Twitter Pulled Into FTC's New Facebook Inquiry: Source

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached out to Google Inc and Twitter in an investigation into Fa...

Facebook: Why We Bought Instagram

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

With the release of an updated Form S-1 on April 23, Facebook has finally revealed to the world why it dropped $1 billion on Instagram. According t...

WATCH: Instagram Founder Wanted HOW MUCH From Facebook?

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.19.2012 | Technology

One billion dollars is a pretty huge price to pay for an 18-month-old, thirteen-person company with no revenue. But, apparently, that's just half of w...

Facebook Is Officially 'The Man,' According To The Internet

Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Facebook, the Silicon Valley rebel that rebuffed Yahoo's 10-figure check, broke rules, and had the audacity to imagine itself taking over the web, has officially completed its transition from "cool" to "corporate" in the eyes of the Internet.

Drew Guarini

How To Turn Your Instagram Photos Into A Pillow | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.17.2012 | Small Business

Instagram’s sale to Facebook earlier this month for $1 billion was the crescendo of the startup’s rapid rise and dominance in the mobile photo-sha...

A Bedtime Story For The Ages

Brian Benton | Posted 06.16.2012 | Teen
Brian Benton

551-day-old app Instagram sold for a billion dollars, while the 116-year-old New York Times is valued at $967 million. But it's stood the test of time in a way that not even the greatest social network will be able to.

'Boobstagram' Site Shows Photos Of Boobs For Breast Cancer Awareness

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology

Fresh on the heels of Facebook's 1 billion dollar purchase of the two-year-old photo-sharing service Instagram, it seems there's a new reason to pay a...

Why A Picture Is Worth $1 Billion: Instagram Has Moments, While Facebook Has Memories

Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Understanding Facebook's Instagram affair means starting with the simple fact that the app mastered an activity that makes up the heart and soul of Facebook: sharing photos among friends.

The Numbers Behind Facebook's Acquisition of Instagram

Greg Voakes | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

Facebook is dumping a whopping $1 billion for Instagram, a company that is less than two years old and has no revenue. Here are the numbers behind the purchase.

What Would $1 Billion Buy In College?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2012 | College

In the past week, Facebook bought Instagram for a cool $1 billion, and Microsoft agreed to pay AOL (The Huffington Post's parent company) $1 billion f...

What App Will Be the Next Instagram?

Brad Spirrison | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology
Brad Spirrison

The beauty and the magic of the app space right now is that the barriers to entry are still small and the distribution platform so immense, that a company none of us have even heard of today could be acquired for billions by year-end.

Loyal Instagramers Fret Over Facebook's Reach: 'I Feel Like The Purchase Has Sucked Me In'

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Poor Instagram users. First, their beloved photo-sharing application moves from iPhone-only exclusivity to the Androi...

Facebook's Instagram Play Could Be Unpopular With Users and Their Privacy

Christina Gagnier | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

While we have yet to see operationally how this deal with play out, we may see more quickly in the court of public opinion what happens. For now, if users are unhappy with this recent move, maybe it's time to try Hipstamatic?

Instagram And Facebook Conspire To Make Your Whole Life Look Cool

Emma Gray | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

With apps like Instagram and Hipstamatic, the un-authenticity is right out in the open. Even mundane objects look covetable once they've been filtered through "Nashville," "Toaster," "Earlybird" or "Lo-fi."

Is Instagram Really Worth More Than These Companies? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Small Business

Facebook could have bought The New York Times for less. That's right, the $1 billion in cash and stock that Facebook paid for Instagram Monday valu...

The Funniest Instagram Tweets

Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy

This story has everything Twitter loves: technology, nerds, hipsters, a billion dollars, and an undercurrent of meaningless that makes sarcasm a moral...