Bill Gates joins Instagram to share photos from his adventures, starting in Tanzania

Bill Gates already does an excellent job of running a blog about his adventures all over the world by means of his Gates Notes web site, and now the Microsoft co-founder has joined Instagram to additional showcase his work.

The billionaire philanthropist’s feed, @thisisbillgates, went stay on Friday and rapidly attracted hundreds of followers. As of Sunday morning, 158,000 individuals had been following Gates.

Hello from Tanzania, Instagram! I just had a great lunch with some amazing kids at Kicheba Primary School in Muheza and met Upendo Mwingira, a remarkable physician who has dedicated her career to fighting neglected tropical diseases. Melinda and I have been coming to Tanzania for many years now. I always love seeing how much progress the country has made to improve health and provide opportunity. Plus, the scenery is stunning. Whenever I travel to places like this, I wish others could come along and meet the people I get to meet. I have no doubt it would leave them as optimistic as I am about progress happening around the world. I’ll be sharing photos from my adventures here on Instagram, and I hope you’ll follow along.

A publish shared by Bill Gates (@thisisbillgates) on Aug 11, 2017 at 9:58am PDT

His first publish was a gallery of three photographs from Tanazania — and like a real Instagram professional, he even managed to get a meals picture in there.

The gallery had greater than 63,000 likes and greater than 5,000 feedback.

“Melinda and I’ve been coming to Tanzania for a few years now. I at all times love seeing how a lot progress the nation has made to enhance well being and supply alternative. Plus, the surroundings is gorgeous.”

Gates is following 25 individuals proper now, together with his spouse Melinda, in addition to Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, Roger Federer, NASA, Sheryl Sandberg, Mike Bloomberg and extra. Fairly positive he’s going to comply with GeekWire any minute!

Melinda Gates is already an Instagram veteran, and she or he was delighted that her husband had come into the social fold. She welcomed him with an ideal throwback picture of the couple:

At last, Bill is on Instagram—and I can finally tag him in throwback photos like this one. Welcome, @thisisbillgates!

A publish shared by Melinda Gates (@melindafrenchgates) on Aug 11, 2017 at 10:54am PDT


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