Instagram disclosed their new “no opting out” policy and surprised faithful users today, whom may not be so loyal anymore. In a nutshell, the company will be able to sell users’ photos effective January 16, 2013.
So, to avoid this altogether, your only option is to forget ever using Instagram. And, parents, yes, this applies to your children as well – they and you need to make sure everyone in the family is aware of this change.
Instagram users were not happy today as many were posting on social media to express their concerns and to tell others to switch to something else. Many of the news networks were listing alternatives to Instagram as well.
“Effective date: January 16, 2013”