Following Facebook’s sudden $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram earlier this month, any interest shown by Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg in other Internet companies was bound to get tongues wagging. And wagging is certainly featured in Zuckerberg’s first post to video-sharing app Viddy.
Although Zuckerberg said when announcing the Instagram acquisition that deals of that scope would not become a habit, posting, “We don’t plan on doing many more of these, if any at all,” the fact that the Facebook board of directors didn’t even know about his pursuit of Instagram leaves any possibility open.
In any event, Viddy can only benefit from the fact that Zuckerberg’s Beast video had totaled 1,971 likes and 239 comments at the time of this post.
Readers: Do you think Zuckerberg is pondering an acquisition of Viddy, or just checking out another way to share videos on the Internet?