Instagram’s CEO Names His Favorite Users

The three best accounts includes a Malaysian artist, The New York Times’ director of photography and a photojournalist who became famous because of Instagram.

Adweek published an interview with Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, who talked about his vision of the future of social networking and named users whose accounts he likes.

Systrom mention an artist and architect Hong Yi, who creates pictures of food and plants, Director of photography at The New York Times Kathy Ryan (who loves her office) and a photojournalist Jon Lowenstein, who people got to know through Instagram.

{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_01.jpg”, “text”: “@redhongyi” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_02.jpg”, “text”: “@redhongyi” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_03.jpg”, “text”: “@redhongyi” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_04.jpg”, “text”: “@jonlowenstein” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_05.jpg”, “text”: “@jonlowenstein” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_06.jpg”, “text”: “@jonlowenstein” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_07.jpg”, “text”: “@kathyryan1” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_08.jpg”, “text”: “@kathyryan1” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_09.jpg”, “text”: “@kathyryan1” }

The CEO also talked about “Everyday” a documentary movement happening on Instagram wherein photojournalists publish photos of everyday life in their countries. “It began with @everydayafrica, and has now grown to include dozens of accounts, from @everydayiran and @everydaysrilanka to @everydayUSA,” says Systrom.

{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_10.jpg”, “text”: “@everydayafrica” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_11.jpg”, “text”: “@everydayiran” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_12.jpg”, “text”: “@everydaysrilanka” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/instagram_13.jpg”, “text”: “@everydayUSA” }

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