Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom denied the possibility of selling custom images without the knowledge of their owners. “There is a certain misunderstanding” – he wrote in his blog. Systrom also said that a “misunderstanding” has caused the outflow of people who disagree with the new policy Instagram.
“We just want to experiment in the field of advertising, using innovative methods,” – said Systrom. He stressed that in the near future rules will be adjusted, and they will be written in a simple language in order to avoid further misunderstandings.”
Earlier it was reported that from January 16, 2013 Facebook will be able to sell photos uploaded to Instagram photos without notice. Those who do not wish to accept the new policy, chose to remove accounts from Instagram.