Early this year WhatsApp’s founder Brion Acton quit Facebook and now both of Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have stepped down from the company they founded about eight years ago and eventually sold to Facebook for a $1 billion six years ago.

They haven’t specified any reason for this but it is speculated that they were frustrated with involvement by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Systrom said the two of them are “planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again.” in his statements.

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