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Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Applications | 0 comments

Instagram retracts and returns to the previous terms of service

Instagram retracts and returns to the previous terms of service

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Given the intense criticism he has received due to updated its terms of service where the language could be interpreted as that could sell your images without your consent, the for sharing photos again changed its terms of service, returning to the version that was since the service was launched in October 2010.

The co-founder of Instagram, Kevin Systrom said in a Blog Post social network change the company’s new contract sections dealing with advertising, and sitting in the same language as the company has always used to draft its terms service.

In other words, the social network still plans to introduce advertising on its service, which very well could include photos of their users because the original language of the old and they said : “You agree that Instagram may include advertisements and promotions on the service in conjunction or on your content. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising and promotions are subject to change without having to specifically inform “.

In summary, in response to the scandal that caused Internet , Instagram opted for the easy solution and apparently benefit to its users, but this is not so, since the ideal would have been writing their terms of service in plain language which is well defined what the company could do with our photos.

Link: Instagram Walks Back Ad Language, but Leaves the Door Open (All Things D)

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