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Facebook´s Instagram claims
´perpetual´rights to users´ photos

Telegraph [UK], by Matt Warman

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/18/2012 10:12:53 AM

Newly announced changes to Instagram´s terms and conditions give the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site ´perpetual´ rights to all images uploaded, and allow Instagram to use them for commercial purposes without identification. "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. Facebook itself was sued by users angry that their images had been used as part of ´sponsored stories´, and settled the case

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncssister, 12/18/2012 10:44:22 AM     (No. 9072527)

I deleted my Facebook after the election (easier than defriending the few remaining dems...) but still enjoy Instagram. Oh well! Guess I´ll delete it too. There goes another fun little distraction. I hope the whole service goes under.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JLoophole, 12/18/2012 11:21:45 AM     (No. 9072593)

I ALMOST deleted my account. But I´ve changed how I use Facebook. I´m a supporter of Ryan Ferguson, who has been incarcerated in Missouri for 9 years, and absolutely deserves a new trial (but I don´t believe for a second that he murdered the man he was convicted of murdering...I believe he deserves flat out freedom.)

Recently a FB employee named Mike helped Ryan´s family put together a "Free Ryan Ferguson" cause page that is now up to over 8500 "likes". In just 2 weeks. While this may sound trivial, it´s such a source of hope and support to Ryan and his parents, who have fought for years to get him out.

Ironically, support for a complete stranger has made me see the personal side of Facebook. No politics, no trivial posts, no fights...just thousands of people from around the world giving hope to a family fighting injustice.

So I´m over the trivia...I just go to the pages I support, visit my kids´ updates...check to see what´s up...and then off again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zoidberg, 12/18/2012 11:29:39 AM     (No. 9072609)

Every day seems to bring a story that makes me happy that I never got a Facebook account.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alliecat, 12/18/2012 11:44:59 AM     (No. 9072645)

Facebook is wonderful for connecting with friends and family. It is also great and for sharing imagery with like minded artisans, if you work in creative fields, as I do. It´s an important vehicle for marketing.

But I have always avoided Instagram and Pinterest for this very reason: my images are MINE.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 12/18/2012 12:13:04 PM     (No. 9072727)

How does one "delete" their FB account. I have tried several times and using methods I found on line that don´t work.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bob913, 12/18/2012 12:59:45 PM     (No. 9072857)

Delete all you want. Facebook who owns Instagram says they still own the images.
The "founder" who lied to the real founders also committed stock fraud and made billions.

He does not care about what his customers thinks. He will lie and lie.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 12/18/2012 1:20:25 PM     (No. 9072902)

So if someone posts the next viral cat photo, Instagram will claim the royalties. If they post child porn instead, Instagram would have some excuse for why they´re not culpable. This is wrong. They cannot have it both ways. They cannot make money off of some photos while denying responsibility for others.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lalo, 12/18/2012 4:47:24 PM     (No. 9073190)

#5 - You can´t delete your account. The most you can do is "close" it. It actually remains there, though not accessible to anyone else, and you can still access/reopen it (whether you want to or not) with the user ID & password.

I´m a regular FB user, for human rights/Tibet causes and to connect with friends near and far. It certainly has its down sides but has been more of a blessing to me than anything else.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pinchem, 12/18/2012 7:47:28 PM     (No. 9073429)

I removed all personal information and pictures a couple of years ago when I learned FB does things like this. Thankfully I didn´t have any of my children´s pictures to post.

After that I learned FB scan for political posts and turn them over to Politico, a separate news organization, who then turns them over to the DNC.

When will we get an internet site like this that is not owned by the Liberals Marxist traitors?


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