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Instagram says it will respond to terms-of-service uproar 'very soon'

December 18, 2012|By Salvador Rodriguez
  • Instagram says it will soon address the uproar over its terms-of-service change.
Instagram says it will soon address the uproar over its terms-of-service… (Twitter )

Instagram has yet to fully address the backlash against its upcoming terms-of-service changes, but the photo-sharing social network has sent a tweet saying it will have a response soon.

"We've heard you that the updates to our Privacy Policy & Terms of Service are raising a lot of questions. We'll have more to share very soon," Instagram said Tuesday on Twitter

The Facebook-owned company has been dealing with users threatening to stop using Instagram or deleting their accounts since the new terms of service were unveiled Monday.

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There are a number of items troubling Instagram users, but the most worrisome is one that makes it seem that the service will let companies use users' photos for advertisements that would run within Instagram.

"To help us deliver interesting paid or sponsored content or promotions, you agree that a business or other entity may pay us to display your user name, likeness, photos (along with any associated metadata), and/or actions you take, in connection with paid or sponsored content or promotions, without any compensation to you," Instagram says in the new terms of service.

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