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Instagram co-founders stepping down; Facebook down in premarket trading

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who together founded the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan to leave the company, now owned by Facebook Inc. , in the coming weeks, the two confirmed in a statement on Monday. “We’re planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again,” said Systrom and Krieger. Social-media giant Facebook [S:FB] has been under pressure for privacy missteps as well as its role in disinformation campaigns related to the 2016 election. In thin premarket trading, Facebook was down nearly 2%

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