Instagram faced a firestorm of criticism after its unclear announcement about rights to users’ photos and likenesses, which made it sound like the app would sell users’ photos, when, in actuality, it was simply exploring an advertising product similar to Facebook’s sponsored stories.
The email read:
You can read our blog post that highlights some of the key updates. And remember, these updates don’t change the fact that you own your photos that you post on Instagram, and our privacy controls work just as they did before.
Readers: Did Instagram do a better job of communicating this time around?