Today very important media and also blog sites are showing and also releasing pages and also pages regarding the bargain, whether it is financial aspects, advertising and marketing approaches for both firms as well as the possible next developments in Palo Alto's mobile and also social media market ...
If I was a Hollywood movie manufacturer, I would have named the motion picture a Billion Buck Infant ...
Facebook Acquires Instagram
But just what does it actually indicate for individuals as well as Instagramers like us?
After Mark Zuckerberg's official news last night on his Facebook profile, countless remarks appeared. Not just in Twitter but In Instagram too. For daily Instagramers like us, the Instagram App has successfully developed into our primary interaction device. An area where we could share more than merely photos, however our sensations, ideological background and our point of views also.
Yesterday, our @Igers pic mentioning the "Facebook deal" made it to the Popular Web page, not a surprises there ...
As creator of Instagramers, the primary follower network of the Instagram App all over the world, needless to say that my phone was warm with task last night. Mentions, questions, questions ... I am probably among the first Iger receiving issues every day, as it must be!
Lots of people are asking me today what will certainly occur next so I decided to compose this blog post.
The interested feature of this whole story and our Instagram customers experience is that we seem to act in a different way depending upon the social media networks we make use of.
-- A lot of us are deeply involved with the Instagram App itself and even state to be addicted. There is a solid feeling of stickyness with Instagram's expanding area. An actual feeling of being part of it with the neighborhood. That's why we likewise figured what totals up to an unique worry of Android' s incursion into the Instagram globe, we fear that it could ruin our excellent little globe
-- Most of us have really no idea of that owns our images civil liberties and which 3rd party might use it (like in Facebook )
-- Everyone have Facebook account.
-- A massive part of our Instagram Pics are daily and also naturally shared to our very own Facebook walls and also accounts.
-- According to a current research, approximately 12.5% of the images submitted to Twitter could be from Instagram.
-- Our own Instagramers Network of more than 270 local groups worldwide is arranged around Facebook Profiles as well as we have a personal group of over 200 "ManIgers" arranging occasions, instawalks, events, sharing concepts, offering suggestions ...
So why are we so terrified of Facebook?
As Web individuals we won our independence as well as autonomy in our choices. We do not want to count on establishments or corporations anymore. Instagram till today resembled a tiny "family" made up by a couple of young guys that developed an impressive app as well as transformed our lives ... They used to address personally through the helpdesk center, @Josh worked up on Sunday to release "The week on Instagram" on their blog site and there was an actual synergy between customers and also owners of the app therefore naturally, we are left questioning what will certainly take place currently.
In an image I posted yesterday in @Igers Account on Instagram (see here in the right side) I received more than 220 adverse comments regarding the procurement. There is no question that some people are actually distressed could believe their rights will not be appreciated which it will possibly smell company as well as marketing everywhere.
But we need to be conscious that our favorite application can only subsist if there is a viable organisation design behind.
I would wrap up that Facebook already has a billion individuals which they are absolutely not seeking for 30 million Instagram users to boost their member ranks. Never. Most of us are already Facebookers as well as Mark currently has all our individual info. In addition, Zuckerberg has not shown any type of thinking about combining both Brands and Services (a minimum of for the moment). He understands we don't act similarly in each social media platform we come from and that we act differently depending upon our motivations. Merging the two platforms under the Facebook umbrella would provoke a large migration to various other photo-sharing apps like Eye' em or Picplz.
I truly do believe this offer is a lot more a concern of strategy and maintaining Google as well as other rivals at bay (Google had just recently shown interest for IG). I personally believed that Instagramwould fit far better with Twitter. It made more feeling to me yet it's appears that Jack Dorsey is really satisfied with his Instagram Shares value today as he was among the preliminary resources fund investor.
I believe that (for least a couple of months, possibly a year ...) there will be no essential changes in our Instagram App which regardless, it is ineffective to try to intend better compared to that.
Extra the one million Androiders registered recently and also nothing actually happened. So why should we be frightened of Facebook this moment?