Instagram can now sell your photos without permission

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To quit or not to quit Instagram?

Instragram just updated their new terms of service today, and the fine print, while not shocking, certainly is concerning especially if you use the service to show off your work. Instagram has stated that starting on Jan. 16 the service will be able to use and sell your images for advertising without your knowledge and without offering compensation leaving users with the short end of the stick. [Link]

You can read more about it [Here].

6 thoughts on “Instagram can now sell your photos without permission

  1. S

    Facebook now owns instagram and Facebook has the same term of service
    They are selling your photos by offering you free service(not free anymore)

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  2. GR

    Will they be selling the pictures without giving credit to the owner? I honestly wouldn’t mind if they do give credit — free advertisement!

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  3. Rick

    no credit nor anything… For FB, I always decrease the resolution prior to uploading so they’re not very useful for them… I just uninstalled instagram and FB will follow…

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  4. Alphonse

    i ditched InsaGharam instantly;
    i switched from FaceBook to F***Book;
    ..and i am living happily ever after :P
    (while praying F***Book will NOT publish any of my photos :|)

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