Instagram, seen here on an Android phone, has proved extremely popular among users of the Google mobile platform. Reuters
Instagram Gives Facebook 5 Million Reasons To Love Recent Acquisition -- Christian Science Monitor
The new Android app from Instagram, which was recently gobbled up by Facebook, has racked up 5 million downloads.
Earlier this week, Facebook announced the acquisition of photo-sharing hub Instagram. The price tag? A reported $1 billion in stock options and cash, a hefty chunk of change even for a company that could soon be valued at $100 billion.
In a message to users, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg maintained that although Facebook and Instagram offered very "different experiences, that the two platforms would "complement each other."
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