By Justin Lafferty, Allfacebook:
Now that Facebook’s acquisition of photo-sharing application Instagram has officially been cleared, the social network took some time to welcome its newest company. Vice President of Engineering Mike Schropfer took some time to announce that the deal has gone through and that his company can now work togetherwith Instagram.
Schropfer announced the finalization in a note on the Facebook newsroom:
So many of us at Facebook love using Instagram to share moments with our friends. And for so many people, sharing photos with friends is an important part of the Facebook experience. That’s why we’re so excited to bring Instagram to Facebook and see what we can create together.
As we said from the beginning, we are committed to building and growing Instagram independently. Instagram will continue to serve its community, and we will help Instagram continue to grow by using Facebook’s strong engineering team and infrastructure. We also can’t wait to work with the talented Instagram team to improve the mobile experience… Read more