“With the support and cross-pollination of ideas and talent at a place like Facebook, we hope to create an even more exciting future for Instagram and Facebook alike.”

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, on selling out his photo-sharing service’s 30 million users to a company best known for its creative ideas about privacy, Instagram Blog, 9 April 2012


“We had been working on Android a very long time, with the notion of producing phones that are Internet enabled and have good browsers and all that because that did not exist in the marketplace. I think that characterization of us entering after is not really reasonable.”

Google cofounder Larry Page, longwindedly disputing Apple’s claim that Google’s Android army was a response to the iPhone, Reuters, 9 July 2010