Instagram backpedals as celebs take their concerns public

At least Instagram backpedaled quickly.

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On Tuesday, we reported that popular photo sharing service Instagram was preparing a controversial update to its terms of use and privacy policies that — among other changes — would grant it sweeping rights to user-generated content. Just a day after the new policies were announced, Instagram faced a huge backlash from its user community, leading co-founder Kevin Systrom to attempt to defuse the situation with a statement on the official company blog.

In the blog post, Systrom clearly states that it is not Instagram's intention to sell users' photos,…

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via Imaging Resource News Page http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2012/12/21/instagram-backpedals-as-celebs-take-their-concerns-public

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2 thoughts on “Instagram backpedals as celebs take their concerns public

  1. Transparency of intentions…this is why it’s so important. A Brand can be destroyed rather quickly…

    • The entire fiasco was sort of weird. I don’t know if the mainstream media ever realized the FB & IG connection. I wondered if FB was using IG as a trial balloon for some options for raising cash.

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