Facebook’s Messing With Instagram Prompted Co-Founders’ Departure

By Anonymous

Conflicts included Facebook’s tweaks seen as promoting the social network’s growth at the expense of the photo-sharing app

When Facebook Inc. bought Instagram in 2012, the app’s executives say, they operated under a simple understanding with the parent company: “Don’t mess with Instagram.”

Over the past year, that began to change.

Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger frequently clashed with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg over a range of issues,...