Well, the honeymoon is over. The beginning of the Facebook-like rights-grabbing that users predicted after the company’s purchase of Instagram in April is finally here. Insta pissed a lot of people off Monday when they released a new terms of service with language that, among other controversial things–like complete information sharing with Facebook–told users their photos could be sold for advertising purposes without their consent.
After a loud outcry that spread across the internet that afternoon and into Tuesday, however, the social media giant seemed to be backpedaling when they released a vaguely worded blog post that promised that was not the case.
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