Top Instagram communications staffer leaves for Michelle Obama's staff

Top Instagram communications staffer leaves for Michelle Obama's staff

Top Instagram communications staffer Kristina Schake left the company for a position on former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaSouthern Poverty Law Center head announces resignation Michelle Obama on 'Becoming': 'Sasha still hasn't read it' Michelle Obama seeks volunteers for local campaigns: There are 'no "off" years' MORE's staff, Axios reported Thursday.

Schake will reportedly fill in as Obama's communications director while Caroline Adler, who is usually in the role, is out on maternity leave.

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Schake's departure follows the co-founders of the app, owned by Facebook, leaving last year.

CEO Kevin Systrom and Chief Technical Officer Mike Krieger reportedly left the photo-sharing app because of disagreements with Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergPoll: Younger voters want universal basic income while older ones reject it overwhelmingly Top antitrust Dem calls on FTC to probe Facebook's market dominance Conservatives face a tough fight as Big Tech's censorship expands MORE.

Instagram was sold to Facebook in 2012 for $1 billion.

Schake joined Instagram in 2017 after serving as Obama's communications director while the former first lady was in the White House and on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Ex-Clinton aide: Dems should make 2020 'about integrity' Trump mounts Rust Belt defense MORE's last presidential campaign, according to Axios.