Instagram founders quit: BBC News Review reviews

September 19, 2022



The story

The founders of the popular photo-sharing app Instagram have announced their resignations from the company’s executive board with immediate effect.

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger started the site and continued to run it after it was acquired by Facebook in 2012.

Key words and phrases

step down
resign; leave a job or position
• The minister was forced to step down due to the corruption scandal.
• The national coach is stepping down after the World Cup.

amid
in the middle of; surrounded by
• The president said she’d take a break amid rumours about her health.
• The economy is struggling amid trade tensions.

bail
end involvement in a situation or project
• He said he’d definitely come to the party but bailed at the last minute.
• She bailed after she realised the project was going to fail.

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35 Comments
  1. The railway mister should step down due to daily routine accidents in railway

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    Jhon Eder Ramírez Torres September 19, 2022 at 6:32 am

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  13. Bail (out) from my part time job currently because it makes me unhappy. ( suddenly, at the last time)

  14. My parents was aganist my marriage and said it would be astep down for my career to leave my job at expense of marriage,
    I was confused amid all that havoec and i was about to go along my parents will but i bailed at the last moment .
    Trying to practice the new words

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  17. Finally, I realised Facebook is addiction to me, so I decided to bail out.

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  24. Reply
    Thị Ngọc Mai Nguyễn September 19, 2022 at 6:32 am

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  25. Bail or bail out?

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  28. thanku for taught new three words .which is amid, step down ,

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  31. Please BBC NEWS could you help with that

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    Show me what have you got
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  32. Iranian youth want to bale out from the political and economic situation

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