Focusing on one thing and doing it really, really well can get you very far.
The number of people who have either gotten married or had kids or started dating or just made great friends over Instagram is countless. I think we’re the only platform that continues to be successful in bringing people together in real life for these real relationships.
I always look toward teens on Instagram to really understand what’s going on. For some reason, when you’re a teen, you just understand the world better than anyone else.
I think not focusing on money makes you sane, because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.
Above all else, products spread when they’re useful and they’re usable
People have presences, both online and in real life. You can choose to show everything, meaning all sides of you, or you can choose to be selective.
I don’t think you should ever start a business and move in a direction where you can’t see it becoming a business.
In the past, people have looked at photos as a record of memory. The focus has been on the past tense. With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.
We’re just taking people and shifting them from taking photos anyway to taking them on Instagram.
The major reason why Instagram works is that you can follow anyone out there and start following their photos immediately.
With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.
Working at a startup to make a lot of money was never a thing, and that’s why I decided to just finish up school. That was way more important for me.