It has now been 12 months since Facebook agreed to purchase photo-sharing social network Instagram for $1 billion (£656 million), more than double its estimated value at the time...


Written by BizRock
1763 days ago

I agree with John, Facebook definitely won it!

Thank you for sharing!

Written by johnfaust
1763 days ago

Facebook won the competition since the day they purchased instagram

Written by HeatherStone
1767 days ago

Hey Jamie,

Interesting analysis and, Derek, thanks for sharing it on your blog. Enjoyed connecting with this post via the BizSugar community and think it's a great way to understand how the big guys handle competition. I'm not certain this kind of rivalry is always productive with sites that, in many ways, provide a much different experience and share many of the same users. Something to think about for small online entrepreneurs too!

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