Bought by Facebook in 2012, Instagram is a photograph-sharing social media app that's changed the way we experience social media. Competition for a slot at Instagram is stiff, as they only consider applications from the best. Instagram supports all employees with a functional workplace, whether that's at HQ in Menlo Park, or by providing a home office stipend for those working from home.
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About the Company
Instagram was founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. The Stanford graduates joined forces when Systrom wanted to continue building his app Burbn. Investors encouraged him to find a cofounder, so Systrom began to run through his list of tech friends that might be a valuable asset to a growing app. Mike Krieger came to mind. The two were casual acquaintances with deep mutual respect and admiration for each other’s technological talents. It was an easy transition from coffee shop pals to cofounders of one of the world’s most successful apps.
In 2009, when Burbn came under the Systrom and Krieger team, the app was like many in which users could check-in and post updates. What set it apart was its photo-sharing capabilities. At the time, it was the only app that had an instant photo-sharing function. They leaned into the photo-shari...