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Why Zuckerberg's Facebook needs Instagram founders now more than ever

Kevin Systrom, a founder of Instagram, wasn't a 'team player.' That was exactly what the company needed

Kara Swisher I NYT 

This week, Facebook lost an executive who, in a better and different world, might one day have taken the helm of the social networking giant. On Monday, Kevin Systrom, as well as his longtime partner, Mike Krieger, the founders of Instagram, quit Facebook. While seemingly out of the blue, it was a long time coming. The reason? Their unhappiness over increasingly aggressive meddling by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, about how Instagram was run. ALSO READ: After Whatsapp, Instagram founders quit amid tensions with Zuckerberg This might seem like business ...

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First Published: Fri, September 28 2018. 07:35 IST