Pope meets with CEO of Instagram

Pope meets with CEO of Instagram

Pope_Francis_makes_a_visit_to_the_Parish_of_St_Michael_the_Archangel_in_Rome_on_Feb_8_2015_Credit_Lauren_Cater_CNA_2_CNA_2_10_15Pope Francis met with the CEO and co-founder of Instagram, Kevin Systrom at the Vatican Apostolic Palace yesterday.

The Pope and Systrom spoke about the power of images “to overcome cultural, geographic or generational barriers.” The meeting with the Pope is considered as a move by Instagram to acclaim it as a dominant platform for visual communication.

After meeting with Pope, Systrom posted an image of his meeting with Pope Francis in his Instagram profile: “Today I had the honor of meeting Pope Francis. We spoke about the power of images to unite people across different cultures and languages. It was by far one of the most memorable experiences of my life!”