Instagram Updates Privacy Policy, Begins Sharing Data With Facebook

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Mark Zuckerberg initiated Facebook’s purchase of Instagram back in April of this year. Today,  Instagram officially “friend-ed” Facebook in its privacy policy. The new updated privacy policy will allow the two social networks to share information between the two groups.

These changes will take effect on  January 2013 and will allow Instagram to “share user content and your information” including cookie-data, location data, device data and more with Facebook owned companies.

This change comes on the heels of Instagram cutting off access of its photos to Twitter, just weeks before. Look for even more data integration between the two network in 2013.

For more information see the official Instagram blog post or the new privacy policy.

Related Topics: Channel: Social Media Marketing | Facebook | Facebook: Instagram | Facebook: Privacy | Legal: Privacy | Top News

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