Instagram Co-Founders Abruptly Depart, Leaving the Company’s Path Forward Unclear

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are moving on

Kevin Systrom is leaving the company he founded, along with Mike Krieger. Getty Images

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger abruptly departed the company Monday night, leaving the future of the Facebook-owned app uncertain.

@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is a senior writer at Adweek, where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon.
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