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    Instagram Reverses Privacy Policy

    Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing company Instagram in the social network's largest acquisition ever. Instagram lets people apply filters to photos they snap with their mobile devices and share them with friends and strangers. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof)

    Karly Domb Sadof/AP

    You complained, Instagram listened. The photo-sharing platform responded to an uproar from users after it changed its privacy policy earlier this week. The new policy appeared to allow for the company to sell posted photos to advertisers, and to share users’ data. Late Thursday night, Instagram announced in a blog post it will be reverting back to its original terms of service. “Going forward, rather than obtain permission from you to introduce possible advertising products we have not yet developed, we are going to take the time to complete our plans, and then come back to our users and explain …” Instagram’s cofounder Kevin System wrote.

    Read it at The New York Times