Instagram say – We are NOT going to sell your photos and WE do not own them!

By | December 18th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |

There was a storm caused today on the internet, with people saying they are not going to use instragram anymore over changes to their privacy policy posted on the instagram blog yesterday, that they are going to cancel their accounts.  It was said everywhere that Instagram now own your photos and could sell your images to advertisers, they say this is not true. People are confused and upset say Instagram Instagram insist that they are NOT going to use our photos in advertisements and that Instagram does not have any ownership right over your photos either. You own your own instagram photos.  They say that they worded this badly and they are glad that they didn't intend to make any changes for 30 days so that they can change the wording so that it is clearer in the document. http://blog.instagram.com/post/38252135408/thank-you-and-were-listening The language we proposed also raised question about whether your photos can be part of an advertisement. We do not have plans for anything like this and because of that we’re going to remove the language that raised the question. Ownership [...]