Facebook acquires a photo sharing application (Instagram)

The world’s biggest social-networking service provider- Facebook is ready to buy Instagram (a mobile photo sharing application) for about $1billion in cash and stocks which is its biggest acquisition. Because of this, users can stores their personal history, and shores up its own strength as a social photo sharing tool. According to SEO Companies and SEO consultants and social media managers, because of this latest move by Facebook, keeps its supremacy over the social media especially in the line of photo sharing among social media users; as we know a large number of photographs are being uploaded by users via Facebook. The CEO and the founder of Facebook- Mark Zuckerberg said that -the move is about helping Facebook to become a leader not only in online, but also in mobile photo sharing. “We believe these are different experiences that complement each other. But in order to do this well, we need to be mindful about keeping and building on Instagram’s strengths and features rather than just trying to integrate everything into Facebook.”

Instagram is a company that provides photo sharing services to its users. Instagram – a photo sharing application allows its users to share photos via different social media networks, although instagram is popularly used by many as a way of sharing photos via Facebook. Initially it was a mobile application for the iOS or Apple products but has later on provided availability of its Android version. Facebook really seeks to enhance photo sharing capability of instagram and incorporate in their social media features.

Agreement between Facebook and Instagram :

In an agreement between Facebook and Instagram, it is stated that the photo sharing application will be independently developed which means that instagram will not be exclusively used for Facebook photo sharing rather it will still have the capability to share photos through other social media networks.

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