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Facebook’s E-Commerce Plans Could Shift Digital Markets

Instagram may not come to mind when chasing down online sales, but Facebook’s photo-oriented property very well may become an online storefront through a partnered app. News of Facebook’s intentions to step into the realm of storefronts run by artificial intelligence broke as early as July revolving around a plan …

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Teen accuses instagram of size discrimination over account ban

Samm Newman, a 19 year old student from Ohio, has accused photo sharing service Instagram of discriminating against her size, after it deleted her account following complaints about her underwear and swimsuit shots. Pointing out that there are thousands of other instagram accounts with similar content featuring thinner women, Newman suggested that …

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Dropbox taking the fight to photo sharers with Carousel

Dropbox has been the darling of file locker users for some time now – with its simplistic interface and free storage, it’s no wonder. But one of the biggest uses of online storage is for personal photos, something that with the growth of Facebook company Instagram and other competitors, Dropbox …

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Instagram to start rolling out ads

If you’ve been on the Internet for long, you’ve probably picked up on the proliferation of online advertising. It’s how websites and content creators earn money, making it an integral part of the ecosystem, so it’s no surprise that Instagram is planning to put ads in users’ timeline. Much like …

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U Turn: Instagram won’t sell your photos after all

Uturn

We reported yesterday how a change in photo sharing and retro-ifying service, Instagram, seemed to suggest that it had impunity to sell photos uploaded by users, as well as using their name, username, location and any other data it saw fit as part of marketing campaigns. Now though, in the …

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Instagram can sell your photos without telling you

Instagram

Instagram, the now Facebook owned image sharing and retro-filtering site, has just changed its terms and conditions, allowing the site to have complete say in what happens with your photos once uploaded. It could use them in adverts or sell them to other organisations, all without telling you a thing. …

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Facebook wants to share data between all its services

Facebook

Facebook has announced through an email to its users, that it plans to share information between itself and affiliate companies like Instagram and similar services. This is expected to begin as of the 28th November. While the email wasn’t specifically about this, in the Policy section, it does discuss a …

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