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You Better Get Permission to Use Twitter Photos, Rules Judge

The idea that content made public on social media is fair game for anyone and everyone to use has received a major strike, as a U.S. District Judge has ruled that two news outlets were in the wrong when they republished a Twitter user’s photos without his permission. The case involves a photographer named Daniel Morel, who accused both the …

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Instagram’s New Privacy Policies Take Effect on Saturday

Just a friendly reminder: those new Instagram policies that caused such a ruckus back in December go into effect this Saturday, January 19th (but without the clause that caused most of the ruckus). The new privacy policy and terms of service documents add a few new elements such as affiliate sharing and new arbitration rules, but do not contain any …

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Beast Zuckerberg Turns Two, Gets a Birthday Bone

Beast, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s cute Hungarian Sheepdog, just celebrated his second birthday – and we have the photo evidence to prove it. Beast was given a “delicious bone” complete with a “Happy Birthday” candle. “Beast” uploaded the photo late last night. (image) According to his about sections, Beast is “a Puli, which is a type of Hungarian Sheepdog. I …

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Ricky Gervais & Conan O’Brien Strip for Bathtub Twitpic Selfie [VIDEO]

Actor, comedian, and very popular Twitter personality Ricky Gervais stripped down to his underwear on Conan last night and took a selfie in a bathtub. Yes, Conan was also in his underwear and in the bathtub with Gervais. He then posted the photograph to Twitter. This alone would be enough to warrant you reading further, but some context is always …

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Google+ Gets Photo Zooming, Panning [#googleplusupdate]

Google has launched the ability to pan and zoom when viewing photos on Google+ from your desktop. To do so, simply open a large photo in the lightbox, then zoom in/out with your mouse wheel, and click and drag to pan right, left, up or down. Google’s Dave Cohen announced the feature in a Google+ post last night, which Google’s …

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Catmoji, a Pinterest for Cat Lovers, Launches in Beta

Is your Pinterest feed sorely lacking in cat pics? Too many recipes, perhaps? Is your Facebook news feed heavily populated by babies, but no cute felines to match? Is reddit simply not enough cat-oriented for your tastes? If any or all of this applies to you, you’re in luck. A new site has launched in beta as “a place for …

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Shutterfly Acquires Cloud Photo Service ThisLife

Shutterfly, the popular site for personalized photo products best known for their customizable photo books, has just announced the acquisition of ThisLife, a cloud-based photo storage and organizational site that allows users to compile all of their personal photos and videos into a unique timeline. Financial details of the purchase have yet to be made available. “Since 1999, Shutterfly has …

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Polaroid Wants to Free Your ‘Trapped’ Digital Photos with New Fotobar Stores

Polaroid is hoping that people have a desire for the revival of physical photos. Sure, having thousands of photos online is great (in fact, it’s amazing), but for those great photos, the ones that truly mean something – don’t you want to hold it in your hand or hang it on your wall? The company is thinking that answer may …

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Instagram Apologizes for Putting the Cart Before the Horse

Instagram is not going to sell your photos. Instagram was never going to sell your photos. Although tricky language added to the company’s terms of service spawned the misguided outrage we’ve all lived through over the past week, hysterical users used social media to grow it to epic proportions. We can learn a lot from this little dustup, as can …

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Kim Kardashian, Like Many, Totally Misunderstands Instagram’s Policy Changes

Now look what you did Instagram – you went and pissed off your most popular user. That’s right, the eternally-newsworthy Kim Kardashian is reportedly a little skittish following Instagram’s recent policy updates, or Instapocalypse 2012. TMZ reports that the socialite is telling all of her friends that she’s think about quitting the service unless Instagram does something to ease her …

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Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom finally made a move to stop the bleeding with a blog post directed at users who feel betrayed by the company’s new privacy policy. “To be clear: it is not our intention to sell your photos. We are working on updated language in the terms to make sure this is clear,” said Systrom. In reality, Instagram …

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Instagram Is About to Make Pretty Little Ads Out of Your Photos

Instagram just updated its privacy policy to fall in line with Facebook’s updated data use policy allowing the transfer of user information back and forth across both services (or affiliates, as they call each other). That move was expected after Facebook recently adopted their own proposed policy changes after the third and final Site Governance vote failed to produce a …

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