Kevin Systrom


Instagram hits 100 million users – three things you can learn

2:27AM | Wednesday, 27 February

The co-founder of Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has outlined key reasons for the company’s success, after hitting 100 million users since its launch in October 2010.

Instagram clarifies policy changes following user backlash

3:22AM | Monday, 11 March

Facebook-owned start-up Instagram has been forced to clarify changes to its privacy policy and terms of service, after users were led to believe their private photos would be sold to advertisers.

TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 a fizzer for start-ups

5:11AM | Thursday, 31 May

Last week was the TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 conference.

Eight Australian sites nominated for 2012 Webby Awards

4:37AM | Saturday, 21 April

Eight Australian websites have been nominated for the 16th annual Webby Awards, which attracted 10,000 international entries, including, and

10 secrets to Instagram’s success

5:21AM | Wednesday, 2 May

It’s fair to say Instagram has dominated news headlines this week, after being acquired by Facebook for an astounding $US1 billion.

THE NEWS WRAP: Facebook buys Instagram for $US1 billion

4:24PM | Monday, 9 April

Facebook has announced a $US1 billion deal to buy popular smartphone photo-sharing application Instagram.

Instagram poised to raise $40 million as it surpasses 27 million users

3:50AM | Monday, 12 March

Photo-sharing app Instagram is hoping to raise a new round of funding worth about $40 million, which will value the start-up at close to $500 million, after surpassing 27 million registered users.