Thoughts From the Cyberverse: Instagram Says “We have the right to sell your pictures”

It seems that Facebook has a bit of a habit of getting on the wrong side of its users. A few months back we wrote about the Retro filled Instagram, a photo-sharing social networking site owned by Facebook. Recently Instagram taken the torch from Facebook with their  Terms of Service and the new intellectual property policy, which  has a lot of people a little annoyed. According to a CNET article Instagram states they now have the right to sell photographs from its users without notifying or paying them and there is no way to Opt Out. Of course a lot of angry users took to the only place they know to voice their angry opinions, Twitter.

Is this really something people should be getting annoyed over? Didn’t Facebook always have this as part of their terms of service? Is this a medium taking a step too far or is just users NOT reading the fine print on their contracts before signing on the dotted line?

What are your thoughts?

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