It didn’t take long for this announcement to cause a backlash in the social media world with many Instagram users, including celebrities, taking a stand against the photo-sharing site.
Below is a snippet from the statement released yesterday by Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, in response to the backlash:
As blogger, Don Beehler, points out, Instagram users feel betrayed:
Whether or not the wording was intentional, trust has been broken with many thousands of Instagramers, and it will take more than a policy clarification to restore it.
I couldn’t agree more.