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This Week in Tech: Google’s Surveillance Challenge, Privacy Worries and Instagram Videos

June 21, 2013 | 9:41 am

This Week in Tech: Google’s Surveillance Challenge, Privacy Worries and Instagram Videos

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Google on Surveillance Earlier this week, Google cited its right under the First Amendment to disclose more details to the public about its role in the U.S. government’s surveillance programs. In a document filed with the secret U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the company said it needed to reveal more because “Google’s reputation and business […]

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June 20, 2013 | 11:56 am

Watch Replay of Today’s Facebook Event on Instagram Video

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said Thursday that users will be record and share 15-second clips by tapping a video icon in the app. They can also apply filters to videos to […]

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Instagram Drops Plans to Allow User Photos in Advertising

December 21, 2012 | 7:40 am

Instagram Drops Plans to Allow User Photos in Advertising

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Instagram has announced that it will not change its policies on advertising in its upcoming Terms of Service and privacy policy update. Company co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post Thursday night that the section that had included new language on advertising will remain unchanged from the version that has been in effect since […]

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Interview: Instagram Superstar Richard Koci Hernandez on Terms of Service Controversy

December 19, 2012 | 10:29 am

Interview: Instagram Superstar Richard Koci Hernandez on Terms of Service Controversy

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UPDATE 6:10 a.m. Oct. 21: Instagram has announced that it will not change its policies on advertising in its upcoming Terms of Service update. Company co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post that the policies will remain unchanged from the version that has been in effect since 2010. Read the blog post here. Original […]

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Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

December 18, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

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UPDATE 6:10 a.m. Oct. 21: Instagram has announced that it will not change its policies on advertising in its upcoming Terms of Service update. Company co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post that the policies will remain unchanged from the version that has been in effect since 2010. Read the blog post here. SAN […]

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Facebook to Buy San Francisco-Based Instagram (13 Employees) For $1 Billion

April 9, 2012 | 10:44 am

Facebook to Buy San Francisco-Based Instagram (13 Employees) For $1 Billion

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is spending $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing company Instagram. Instagram lets people apply filters to photos they snap with their mobile devices and share them with friends and strangers. Some of the filters make the photos look as if they’ve been taken in the 1970s or on Polaroid cameras. […]

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