The Instagram Tech Facebook Bought for $1 Billion  

Todd Hoff:

It’s been a well kept secret, but you may have heard Facebook will Buy Photo-Sharing Service Instagram for $1 Billion. Just what is Facebook buying? Here’s a quick gloss I did a little over a year ago on a presentation Instagram gave on their architecture. In that article I called Instagram’s architecture the “canonical description of an early stage startup in this era.” Little did we know how true that would turn out to be.

Cool follow-up the tech that handles Instagram’s infrastructure.

 
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