Revealed: Meet the two founders of Instagram.

Founders of Instagram

Instagram is a social media platform that runs in the mobile,internet, and desktop. It is mainly based on photos and video sharing rather than text, like many Popular platforms.

The platform was developed by Kelvin Systrom and Mike Krieger in October 2010. See the Founders

1. Kelvin Systrom is an American entrepreneur and Computer Programmer. He was born on 30th December 1983. Systrom attended Stanford University and Graduated in 2006 with Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science and Engineering.

2. Michel Krieger is a Brazilian- American entrepreneur and Software engineer who co founder Instagram along with Kevin Systrom, and served as it’s CTO. He was born on 4th March 1986 in Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil and he moved to California in 2004 to attend Stanford University. At Stanford, where he studied Symbolic Systems, he met Kelvin Systrom.

In April 2012, they sold the company to Facebook for 1 Billion Dollars. Since then, Facebook has developed it to become one of the most used social media Apps. It has approximately 1 Billion monthly users in 2020. Instagram has been in Facebook control and Facebook owns the both. Mark Zuckerberg who is Facebook’s CEO, made it clear that they will build the two Apps separately. He runs the two Apps, and these Apps has helped billions of people around the world to Communicate, share photos, do different types of business and Advertisment.


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