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Users Angry With Instagram Change

In a variation on the assertion that if you're not paying for a product, you are the product being sold, Facebook's Instagram image-sharing service plans to implement new terms of service next month that allow it to sell users' digital photographs for use in social ads. Through this change in legal jargon, Instagram appears to be transforming itself from an image-sharing service into an image-taking service, but the consequences of the altered terms remain unclear. Writing for The Verge, Nilay Patel insists the new language represents an improvement in some ways because "the old Instagram terms allowed for modification, but the new ones don't"/Thomas Claburn, InformationWeek. More here.

Question: Does this change in Instagram image-sharing service concern you?




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