Facebook’s Instagram has updated its terms and conditions so that it now claims “perpetual” ownership to all photographs posted by users.


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Facebook’s Instagram has updated its terms and conditions in order to claim “perpetual” ownership to all photographs posted by users.

“You acknowledge that we may not always identify paid services, sponsored content, or commercial communications as such,” the new terms say. That may let advertisers use teenagers’ photos for marketing, raising privacy and security concerns, Jeffrey Chester, executive director for the Center for Digital Democracy, told Bloomberg.

And people wonder why I am not on Facebook.

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2 comments

  • Charles Indelicato

    I agree, in principle, with what you mean by this post.

    I use FB as a sort of poor-man’s-blog… the only photos that go on it are either oblique (‘look at this traffic’) or shares of other’s photos… none of my original content of worth.

  • wade

    not me. its worse than a CIA viewing house of Horrors. networking? who needs to know or for that matter See? let alone all the prowling creeps out there.

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