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Instagram’s New Policies, Modified From User Feedback, Start Saturday

The Facebook-owned photo sharing app Instagram will roll out its new policy and terms of service on January 19th. The new policies have been amended since they were first announced after user outcry over a policy which would have given Instagram the right to sell your photos without payment or notification. (The whole fiasco cost the company a lot of users).

The Instagram blog today points out that, “nothing has changed about your photos’ ownership or who can see them.” Instead, Instagram points out that the new policies are designed to make the app more easily integrated with Facebook and to prevent spam. Read more

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Will Instagram’s New Privacy Policy Kill The Social Network?

Leave it to Facebook to make another unpopular privacy policy change. This time it’s for Instagram, the popular photo sharing app that Facebook bought back in April. According to the new privacy policy, which goes into effect on January 16th, Instagram has the right to sell your photos without payment or notification.

Check it out: “To help us deliver interesting paid or sponsored content or promotions, you agree that a business or other entity may pay us to display your username, likeness, photos (along with any associated metadata), and/or actions you take, in connection with paid or sponsored content or promotions, without any compensation to you.”

And, “You acknowledge that we may not always identify paid services, sponsored content, or commercial communications as such.” Read more