Facebook Buys Instagram: Sale Leads To Anger, Rants, Jokes
Facebook Bought Instragram. Some People Were Mad, Others Joked About It
As you've likely heard, Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion on Monday, April 9, 2012.
Many business analysts were shocked by the Instagram purchase. Some instagram fans were furious. As this Buzzfeed thread shows, many people vowed to uninstall their Instagram apps once they heard of the sale to Facebook.
Others saw it as the Instagram sale as the subject of humor. Here are a few Facebook-Instagram jokes
Pour Me Coffee: "Facebook buying Instagram to provide seamless integration between photos of your dinner and the people who don't want to see them."
Rob Delaney: "Now that Facebook bought Instagram, "The Social Network 2" will have to be directed by Wes Anderson."
Vanity Fair "Facebook: now providing users a washed-out, tired look as well as a washed-out tired feeling."
Charlie Booker: "Mark Zuckerberg won't stop until he owns a photo of everybody's anus. That's what this is all leading to. That's the masterplan."
Charlie Booker: "Won't be too long till we all have Google Glasses with live Instagram FX which also turn homeless people into cartoon characters."
"Uninstalling Instagram? PSH. Just wait until Zynga buys Pinterest and renames it "Pin Something." Must wait 5min between pins or pay coin."
"Remember this day. 551-day-old Instagram is worth $1 billion. 116-year-old New York Times Co.: $967 million."
"Instagram is now in a relationship and it's complicated."
"We are about two months way from Zuckerberg telling theInstagram guys that if they invented Instagram they would have invented Instagram."