But Phil Schiller has had some words with a user about Instagram , saying that the service has chosen an unexpected path. What’s more, Apple’s vice president of marketing has left the platform after using it regularly.
The truth is, it’s a difficult argument to justify: Instagram has had a tremendous boom in users after its recent launch on the Android platform, and it has also been acquired by Facebook after the social network opened a briefcase with a billion dollars in it as an offer. And to top it off, it was considered one of the applications of the year 2011. Even so, Schiller is abandoning it after some time using it with the iPhone .
Clayton Braasch, the Internet user who asked Schiller for his opinion, wrote an email to the manager hoping to receive something more concrete than a private message on Twitter. And it turns out that Schiller has replied:
9to5Mac has verified the identity of both Schiller’s mail and the reader’s mail, you can take Schiller’s opinions in several ways. It’s curious, the personal opinion of a veteran Apple executive like Phil Schiller about a service is not something we can report every day.