(CBS Local)– Instagram has been in our lives for almost 10 years and the story of the company’s rise is fascinating. Author Sarah Frier takes us behind the scenes in her new Simon & Schuster book “No Filter: The Inside Story Of Instagram” where she spent more than 200 hours interviewing current and former Instagram and Facebook employees about how the app has altered the way we live, eat, and shop. The Bloomberg tech reporter has covered social media for almost a decade and learned a lot in her reporting for this book. “I didn’t know enough about Instagram’s story and I really hoped there was something interesting behind the scenes going on,” said Frier in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “This product has such a tremendous influence and impact on our culture. It has more than a billion users and as a society we didn’t really know the leaders, the people building it, why they built it the way they did, and how it impacted us so much. Uncovering that was the hardest part and most interesting part.” One of the biggest moments in Instagram’s history is when Facebook acquired the company for $1 billion in cash and… Read full this story
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