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Instagram co-founders resign following tensions with Mark Zuckerberg

September 25, 2018


Following a number of recent reports surrounding the matter, Instagram’s CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom announced in a blog post earlier today that he would be departing the photo sharing platform and Facebook within just a few weeks’ time. Similarly, he confirmed that fellow co-founder Mike Krieger would also be leaving the company.

Both Systrom and Krieger said that they were “grateful for the last eight years at Instagram and six years with the Facebook team” but are ultimately ready for the “next chapter.” The co-founders didn’t reveal any specifics about their future plans other than the fact that they intend on taking some time off to explore their “curiosity and creativity again.”

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