Facebook Buys Instagram

Instagram as well as Twitter are raving with activity ever since the information appeared that Facebook had actually made the acquisition of Instagram for a billion bucks - Facebook Buys Instagram.

Today very important media and also blogs are showing and also publishing web pages as well as pages regarding the deal, whether it is monetary elements, advertising techniques for both firms as well as the feasible following growths in Palo Alto's mobile and social media network industry ...

If I was a Hollywood flick producer, I would have called the movie a Billion Buck Infant ...

Facebook Buys Instagram

Yet just what does it truly suggest for customers and also Instagramers like us?

After Mark Zuckerberg's main news last night on his Facebook account, thousands of remarks appeared. Not just in Twitter but In Instagram also. For day-to-day Instagramers like us, the Instagram Application has actually successfully become our primary communication tool. A place where we could share greater than just photos, however our sensations, ideological background as well as our opinions also.

Yesterday, our @Igers pic stating the "Facebook bargain" made it to the Popular Web page, no surprises there ...

As owner of Instagramers, the main fan network of the Instagram App all over the world, obviously that my phone was warm with activity last night. Mentions, concerns, uncertainties ... I am most likely one of the first Iger obtaining problems each day, as it should be!

Many people are asking me today what will certainly happen next so I determined to write this message.

The curious feature of this whole story and our Instagram individuals experience is that we seem to behave in different ways depending on the social media networks we make use of.

-- The majority of us are deeply involved with the Instagram App itself and even proclaim to be addicted. There is a strong sensation of stickyness with Instagram's growing community. An actual experience of being part of it through the neighborhood. That's why we likewise caught on to exactly what amounts to an unique fear of Android' s attack into the Instagram globe, we are afraid that it could damage our ideal little world

-- A lot of us have actually no idea of that possesses our photos rights as well as which 3rd party might use it (same as in Facebook )

-- Everyone have Facebook account.

-- A massive part of our Instagram Pics are day-to-day as well as naturally shared to our own Facebook wall surfaces and profiles.

-- According to a current research study, approximately 12.5% of the images posted to Twitter could be from Instagram.

-- Our own Instagramers Network of more than 270 local groups worldwide is organized around Facebook Profiles as well as we have an exclusive team of over 200 "ManIgers" arranging occasions, instawalks, events, sharing suggestions, providing ideas ...

So why are we so scared of Facebook?

As Internet individuals we won our independence and autonomy in our selections. We do not wish to depend on institutions or firms any longer. Instagram up until today was like a little "household" made up by a couple of young people who developed an amazing application as well as transformed our lives ... They used to answer directly with the helpdesk facility, @Josh developed on Sunday to publish "The week on Instagram" on their blog and there was an actual harmony in between users and proprietors of the application and so naturally, we are left wondering exactly what will certainly take place now.

In a photo I uploaded the other day in @Igers Account on Instagram (see below in the best side) I got more than 220 unfavorable remarks concerning the acquisition. There is no question that some individuals are truly disturbed could think their legal rights will certainly not be appreciated which it will probably scent service and also advertising all over.

Yet we have to be aware that our preferred app can only subsist if there is a viable company model behind.

I would end that Facebook already has a billion users which they are most definitely not seeking for 30 million Instagram customers to improve their participant ranks. Never. The majority of us are currently Facebookers and also Mark already has all our personal details. In addition, Zuckerberg has actually not shown any type of thinking about merging both Brands as well as Providers (at least for the moment). He understands we do not act the same way in each social media sites system we belong to and that we act differently depending on our inspirations. Combining the two platforms under the Facebook umbrella would certainly provoke a massive movement to other photo-sharing apps like Eye' em or Picplz.

I actually do assume this offer is much more a concern of method and maintaining Google as well as other rivals away (Google had actually lately revealed passion for IG). I personally believed that Instagramwould fit much better with Twitter. It made even more feeling to me yet it's seems that Jack Dorsey is really satisfied with his Instagram Shares value today as he was just one of the preliminary capital fund capitalist.

I think that (for least a few months, perhaps a year ...) there will be no essential adjustments in our Instagram Application and that all the same, it is worthless to aim to intend further than that.

Much more the one million Androiders signed up recently and also absolutely nothing really occurred. So why should we be frightened of Facebook this time?