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‘The wrath of Mark’: Never-before-seen messages show Instagram’s cofounders felt intimidated by Mark Zuckerberg to sell their company for $1 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was among the powerful tech executives who testified Wednesday in front of lawmakers regarding their companies’ potential antitrust violations. During the hearing, never-before-seen messages were made public detailing why the cofounders of Instagram, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, felt compelled to sell their app to Facebook […]
‘The wrath of Mark’: Never-before-seen messages show Instagram’s cofounders felt intimidated by Mark Zuckerberg to sell their company for $1 billion
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New text messages show Kevin Systrom worried about Mark Zuckerberg going into ‘destroy mode’ if he didn’t sell to Facebook

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom worried that Mark Zuckerberg would go into “destroy mode” if he didn’t sell the company to Facebook, according to records of his text messages. Instagram investor Matt Cohler warned that Zuckerberg would “go harder into destroy mode” if Instagram turned down the acquisition offer. The exchange […]
New text messages show Kevin Systrom worried about Mark Zuckerberg going into ‘destroy mode’ if he didn’t sell to Facebook