September 1, 2018

“…I love beautiful photography and there is a lot of that on IG [Instagram]. Where else can I gawk at the work of some of my favorite photographers. IG is owned by Facebook, and it does all the shifty things it’s parent does — tracking, manipulating, popularity driven algorithms, and lack of empathy. But good lord, there is some beautiful art there too.”

August 16, 2018

“We know some of you don’t like this more focused approach. There are good reasons you love the various Twitter apps you have used over the years, and we’re grateful for the developers who build them.”

April 28, 2018

“Instagram once gave us real and serious feelings of envy or FOMO, but we still loved it for not being as toxic as Twitter, as lame as Facebook, or as confusing as Snapchat. It was guided by unspoken rules: Don’t post more than once a day; only post good pics. We understood these rules; as an experience, it worked. Stories ended that.”

April 14, 2018

“My reply was to make a shape with my hands the size of an iPad: ‘Steve, make it this size and you’ll rule the world’.”

March 9, 2018

“The web is a social agreement not to break things. It’s served us for 25 years. I don’t want to give it up because a bunch of nerds at Google think they know best.”