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Facebook feels users’ wrath over Instagram terms of service

Eileen McDermott, New York


Facebook’s fleeting decision to change Instagram’s terms of service yesterday highlights the fine line in social media between sound business policies and PR nightmares

"Legally, the scope of the rights that a company has in user and/or user-generated content depends on the grant of rights provisions in its Terms of Service," said Michael Kasdan of Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein. This means that companies must spell out clearly what their rights are for users in order to guarantee maximum monetisation of the site’s content.

Under Facebook’s proposed model...


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@EIP_Elements Yes, should clarify this does not apply to abbreviations!

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Law firms: Writing your name in ALL CAPS looks like YOU'RE SHOUTING AT US. Not a great message to send to clients. Get some branding advice!

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