But we are paid professionals and I am beginning to struggle with the question: What is the actual value of Instagram for professional news photographers? Likes cannot, as yet, be converted into dollars so how will they fund the business now or in the future?
So another question: Is the platform best left to the amateurs, to enjoy filter-enhanced sunsets, rainbows, street scenes, lovers, pets and families or is this really the new, professional platform of the future?
Last question: Would you “like” a picture of malnourished babies in Myanmar?
— Russell Boyce at Reuters
Shared on May 02, 2014