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Show us your tweets: Instagram sells you out edition

Posted 7:06pm on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Ever since Instagram announced dramatic changes to its privacy policy, users of the photo-sharing app have been in an uproar: The company, now owned by Facebook, announced Monday that it has the perpetual right to sell users' photographs without payment or notification. Tweeters sounded off with anger, quippery and even a little perspective. Update: The nasty outcry prompted Instagram on Tuesday to backpedal a bit, with an announcement of forthcoming "modifications" to the new policy. Stay posted!

And boom, just like that. I've purged my Instagram into the fiery depths of hell.


If Instagram sells my closeup picture of a bowl of gravy I'm gonna flip a desk over.


With everything that has happened the past few days, I just can't get that upset about Instagram wanting to make money off my mundane photos


Who is more evil Instagram or the NRA? Internet is undecided.


So those nudies I posted of myself on Instagram might end up in a Gap ad? #cool


Sorry everyone, just bought all your Instagram photos. Currently using them in an endless slideshow to torture war criminals.


What you didn't know is that the Mayans had been talking about the End of Instagram in 2012 THE ENTIRE TIME


Guys, Instagram just sold me, like, 4,500 of your photos of hamburgers taken with the Sutro filter. My collection is finally complete.


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