The New Economics of Photojournalism: The rise of Instagram

Reading Time: 11 minutes Instagram, the brainchild of software engineers Kevin Systrom and Michel Krieger, was launched in October 2010 to almost little notice. At the time, the iPhone app was competing against Hipstamatic, which enjoyed particular popularity even in the photojournalism community. In its first two months of existence, Instagram still managed to attract one million users. Fast-forward … Continue reading The New Economics of Photojournalism: The rise of Instagram