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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Facebook buys Instagram: Social media users react

Facebook announced Monday that it will acquire the photo-sharing software company Instagram for the sum of $1 billion.

The announcement was met with a flurry of responses on social media, including hundreds of photos on Instagram and tens of thousands of shares and likes of the original post by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Read reactions of social media users, plus official statements from both Facebook and Instagram:

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