Instagram’s revised 2013 Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may not be better

Two steps back and to the side Instagram revised its controversial Terms of Use after reviewing feedback on and criticisms about its proposed changes due to take effect in January 2013. Kevin Systrom published a blog post a few hours ago in which he included the following: Earlier this week, we introduced a set ofContinue reading “Instagram’s revised 2013 Terms of Use and Privacy Policy may not be better”

Media myths about the new Instagram Terms of Use

A number of media services are clinging to the idea that Instagram is selling users’ content and that Instagram has the right to do this in perpetuity. As usual, many of these media services have not taken the time to actually read and understand the Terms of Use or the changes that are coming nextContinue reading “Media myths about the new Instagram Terms of Use”

The Facebookification of Instagram’s Terms of Use

Update (2012-12-21): Instagram has published a revised version of the Terms of Use. You can read about the changes in our follow-up post. Instagram announced changes to its Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in an innocuous blog post on 17 December 2012: Our community has grown a lot since we wrote our original termsContinue reading “The Facebookification of Instagram’s Terms of Use”

Instagram’s new content license (it still doesn’t own your content)

Rian van der Merwe posted a tweet asking me to comment on the changes to Instagram’s Terms of Service: @pauljacobson I thought you might be able to shed some light? b.elezea.com/post/221145426… — Rian van der Merwe (@RianVDM) April 30, 2012 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Rian posted the new license from the terms on his one blog and IContinue reading “Instagram’s new content license (it still doesn’t own your content)”