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Instagram retreats from policy changes

Dec 21, 2012
The photo sharing app Instagram is retreating from its new privacy policy after users cried foul. How common are such reversals in the tech world?
Posted In: instagram, netflix, Tech, Facebook, flickr

Backlash against Instagram over photo policy

Dec 19, 2012
The mobile phone app Instagram rose to fame on its filters. There's the 1970s filter, Nashville and Sierra, which give photos an artistic sheen. Now it might be time to add another one: Rage.
Posted In: instagram, Facebook, photos

Instagram's privacy backlash, and the dirty secret of data caps

Dec 19, 2012
A negative response to Instagram’s privacy setting changes, and a paper that calls the reasoning behind service provider data caps into question.
Posted In: data plans, internet access, instagram, privacy

New Instagram privacy policy frustrates users

Dec 18, 2012
Photo-sharing site says it has the right to sell user photos to advertisers.
Posted In: instagram, Facebook, privacy, online privacy

Using scary online photos to motivate saving for retirement

Dec 6, 2012
Investment company Merrill Edge wants you to start saving retirement, so badly that they've built an online tool that will help you do it, and terrify you in the process.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Merrill Edge, Facebook, Twitter, instagram

Instagram beats Twitter in user engagement

Sep 27, 2012
Twitter had more active users in August, and the world is getting more freelancers working online all the time.
Posted In: Tech, freelance, instagram, Twitter

Movement seeks better living through math

May 29, 2012
Devotees of “The Quantified Self” seek knowledge by measuring, measuring, measuring.
Posted In: Quantified Self, Tech Report Theater, Facebook, instagram

Is Facebook's big Instagram purchase worth it?

Apr 10, 2012
Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps, pictures

Insta-billion: The price tag on Instagram

Apr 10, 2012
A wee little program that lets you send photos from your cell phone to your pals is worth a billion U.S. dollars. That’s the price the social networking company Facebook is paying to snap up Instagram, an app that also lets the sender mess with the photos before sending them.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps

The motivation behind Facebook's Instagram buy

Apr 10, 2012
Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars. Is it worth the price tag?
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, mobile apps

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