G’morning, DC. Here’s what’s trending inside the Beltway...
Instagram: By now you’ve surely heard that Facebook (ahem) snapped up Instagram yesterday for a cool $1 billion. The craziest part about the deal isn’t that the iPhone and Android photo-sharing app has only been around for 551 days; or that it’s worth more than the New York Times ($967 million), which hase been in existence for 116 years; but rather that the company only has 13 full-time employees. #BigPayDay
Snapshot: “How to Go From Zero to $1B in Under Two Years” (Spoiler alert: Keep it simple, keep it clean.)
Mega Millions Winners: Among the big winners are three Maryland public school employees, reports WTOP.
Thanks, 16 and Pregnant! The Washington Times reports that less teens want to make humans.
Shrek Is No Longer a Maverick: With the Lamar Odom-Dallas Maverick experiment over, Metta World Peace says that his childhood chum should now consider becoming a ball boy and climbing mountains. No joke.
Easter Egg Roll: Since when can 30,000 people fit on the South Lawn of the White House?!
Clint Dempsey: Deuce notched his club-record 22nd goal as Fulham tied Chelsea 1-1 yesterday. The American phenom is now third in Premier League scoring, trailing only Robbie Van Persie, Wayne Rooney, and Sergio Aguero.