Instagram: Facebook subsidiary will adjust terms of conditions in Germany.

The photo-sharing app is forced to adjust its terms of condition after receiving critic from German consumer protection. German media such as “die Zeit” and “der Tagespiegel” have reported that 18 points will need to be readjusted, in order to meet standards of German law. Klaus Müller, board member of German consumer protection has told the newspaper “der Tagesspiegel” that Instagram has been claiming illicit right of use for its approximately ...

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Instagram is integrating a keyword-filter for comments

With immediate effect Instagram introduces the so called keyword-filtration. This enables users to filter comments within their own posts by certain negative keywords. The new update under the leadership of Kevin Systrom is another step fighting against shitstorms and inappropriate comments. In this context, the company is able to benefit from the resources of its parent company Facebook, which already started keyword blocking in 2011. Offensive online posts are a problem ...

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Instagram Removes Photo Map Within The App

Step by step, Instagram is going to remove the integrated photo map within the app Yesterday, Instagram confirmed to mashable.com that the integrated photo map is going to be removed from user profiles step by step. Until last, geotags helped Instagram to create a world map for each user profile. On the map, red pins tagged the location where users uploaded their posts. In the last week, the photo-sharing app now started ...

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The Conquest Continues – Stories are Going to be in the Explore Area soon

Instagram Stories are Going to be integrated within the Explore Area A few weeks ago, Instagram released a new feature on their app (Read More): users can now, quite similar to snapchat, upload photos and videos beside their regular posts into their story. After 24 hours the upload disappears. Filters, signs and texttools enable the user to edit the pictures individually. The update triggered a lot of controversial discussions throughout the ...

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