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Instagram’s Systrom: Video Is Hard But Cinemagram Is Interesting; Also, Focus On Big Problems | TechCrunch


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After some prodding from host Loic Le Meur, he conceded that there are some “really interesting things going on” in video. But he didn’t cite the startups I mentioned. Instead, he talked about Cinemagram, a mobile app that lets you animate photos, GIF-style. Maybe some new feature like that are coming for the startup that Facebook bought? He said last year that video-ish updates could be coming.

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What happens to socialcam, video et. al if instagrm gets "video-ish" right?

I'd like to think that Socialcam's spamminess will come back to hurt them.

So much for that prediction. Sold to Autodesk for $60 million.

Meanwhile, I'm addicted to Cinemagram! It's really, really good!

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