Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger To Leave the company

Co-founders of the popular social media site Instagram Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have announced that they are leaving the company in the coming weeks. Both men handed their resignation letters without giving reasons for their action. Kevin Systrom is the company's chief executive, while Mike Krieger, holds the office of the chief technical officer.

In a statement released by Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, he praised the service of both men, while also wishing them all the best in their future endeavor.  Zuckerberg wrote;
All the best and I’m looking forward to seeing what they build next.
 A statement from Kevin Systrom, Instagram Co-Founder and CEO reads:
Mike and I are grateful for the last eight years at Instagram and six years with the Facebook team. We’ve grown from 13 people to over a thousand with offices around the world, all while building products used and loved by a community of over one billion. We’re now ready for our next chapter.
We remain excited for the future of Instagram and Facebook in the coming years as we transition from leaders to two users in a billion. We look forward to watching what these innovative and extraordinary companies do next.
The departure of both men, is coming at a time when Facebook is facing toughest of times in its 14 years of existence where it is being criticized for being careless of the user data.

Source: Instagram Press

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