Instagram Starts Expanding To The Web

Posted Nov 6, 2012

Instagram was known for being a mobile-only photo social network.  Instagram grew at such a rapid pace that Mark Zuckerberg decided to acquire Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock.  The final price for the company ended up being around $715 million since Facebook’s stock price dropped substantially.  Web profiles for Instagram will be rolled out over the next few days.  Instagram users will have a large cover image and the profiles will contain a collage of their photos.  Instagram privacy options are similar to Twitter in the sense that you can be fully public or private.  You can also force people to “request” the ability to follow you.