– It would be best if you were above the age of 13 to use the app.
– Your content must not reflect nudity and shouldn’t be sexual.
– You will be accountable for any undertaking taking place under your screen.
– You are not allowed to use the Instagram service for any unlawful motive.
– International users should abide by all the public laws about online behavior and allowable content.
– You are completely accountable for your actions and for all data, images, links (content) that you transmit, publish and display on the platform.
– You are not allowed to access Instagram’s private API in any way other than the Instagram application itself.
– Instagram can give or sell your data: Instagram can sublease your content. It means that you can license a user’s image to a different party for free without a permit, notifying or offering money to the user. You could also take someone’s content and have another corporation use it for free.
– Instagram makes money from sharing: Instagram reaches more than 500 million daily active users who share around 80 million photographs a day, and this business is expected to generate $10.87 billion in 2019. The company’s main source of income is advertising; basically, the more you share, the more money you earn.
– You can be accused of copyright violation: while social media culture is all about sharing, posting a video that isn’t yours would technically go against Instagram’s terms and conditions and can result in trespassing copyright.
– Instagram can also give away these rights: Instagram can not only sublease, modify, execute, view, translate and create work from user content to the user but can also transfer the rights to a third party without a permit.
These facts can be surprising for Instagram users. So it’s always advisable to read the terms and conditions to know more about the use of the app.