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Instagram aims to beat Twitter with its updated live photo feed

Stream of photos and videos will give a much better feel of live events than Twitter's text updates, says CEO

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"We're unlocking a new capability in the world. It is allowing our community to connect to the world as it happens," says Mr Systrom, the Instagram CEO.

Menlo Park, California

KEVIN SYSTROM says he has no interest in leaving Instagram to run Twitter, despite the hopes of some on Wall Street that he would consider the job. He would rather focus on beating Twitter.

On Tuesday, Instagram began tapping into the 70 million photos and