1. Not Only Can IG Share Information About You With Facebook (its parent company) But Also With Outside Entities
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You know how Facebook kinda sucks now because of all the ads that appear interspersed throughout your newsfeed… yeah, get ready for that or something to that effect on IG. Imagine scrolling through all of your friends recently updated pictures and finding a random fake IG update from Pepsi or Chick fil A.
2. You Own Your Pictures – Sort Of – But So Does Instagram – Sort Of
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Yup – you read that right. Instagram can officially take any photo you upload and use it however they see fit. Imagine watching the superbowl this year and seeing an ad where that awesome picture you took with your homies is featured prominently. By using IG after Jan. 16 – you’re essentially granting them license to do anything they want with the pictures you upload after that point. What if you’re a photographer who uploads their pics to Instagram to show people how awesome a photographer you are. Imagine IG using your one of a kind stuff with no attribution and without you receiving a single dime. Kinda sucks.
So what say you my fellow IG addicts? You planning to stick with the site or move on to the next big thing is social media – whatever that might be?
Not as low… but still firing