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Tipping point: Filters

Posted at — Nov 14, 2019 by Abishek Muthian

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Tipping point: Filters


Him: I think we should focus on photos.

Her: Great idea, I love the photo posts on Burbn, but I don’t think I’m going to post that much.

Him: Oh, why not?

Her: My photos aren’t that good.

Him: They are great.

Her: They are not as good as your friend Greg’s.

Him: Well, Greg uses a bunch of filter apps to make them look nice.

Her: oh, you should probably add filters.

This was the conversation between Kevin Systrom and his wife Nicole at a beach in Mexico. After 8 weeks, he and his co-founder Mike Krieger launched instagram.