Facebook acquires Instagram for a billion dollars

In a move that few were able to predict, the social network Facebook has just acquired for a billion  dollars Instagram, The popular service that allowed edit and take pictures with different types of filters and effects from IOS and Android mobile devices.Mark Zuckerberg wanted filters to your photos hosted on your social network. And the shopping is over.

Facebook has acquired Instagram worth one billion dollars. Although the service, where we share photos and images with different filters and effects with other users through our iPhone or Android phone, only about two years on the scene in recent months had begun to enjoy popularity and presence unusual being a whole reference implementation for IOS devices.

Instagram CEO ,Kevin Systrom, already been communicated in the company's official blogtheir impressions and reactions to the news, ensuring the future and the continued application and service despite the purchase by Facebook.

Instagram was beginning to reach a rate quite interesting in terms of updates, adding new filters, functionality and interface designs that meet the needs of users. The future of the application is now in the hands of the popular social network, which could integrate a deeper way services photo application. What's new Instagram now bring us? Can we create albums on Facebook so comfortable? ZuckerbergIn its own Facebook page, has made it clear, saying, in other things "Instagram will remain and grow as a standalone application":
"We decided to let Instagram stay connected to other services outside of Facebook, it is an important part of the experience."
Hopefully the purchase resulting in better services and new user of the platform, Which to date has proven to be one of the applications more fun and polished the picture.

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