Ronny Lam

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Instagram Users Being Facebooked

The world is on its head now that Facebook is changing their Terms Of Service for Instagram. As if nobody didn’t see this coming. When Facebook acquired Instagram some months ago for a lot of money users were promised that Instagram would stay independent. As you can imagine, the Facebook shareholders demand some return on this investment, either by ads on the platform or by using the images in some commercial way. It is still not very clear what the real impact will be, Instagram is denying commercial misuse, but the ToS is very clear. In the end it is the same for every service:

If the product is free, you are the product!