Liz Claman reports from New York
- Duration 2:57
- Date Dec 19, 2012
Liz Claman reports from New York
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Can take pictures and share them online pay attention here the popular company -- -- -- set off a firestorm.
What it appears they were going to use or possibly sell your photos.
It's a Graham has a hundred million users.
So what's -- saying now Liz Claman of Fox Business Network what does it say that this is over there.
Good morning huge revolt in less than 24 hours.
Let me show you the clause that freaked people out a hundred million users many some by the way children who post pictures of them and their friends.
Audience to Graham here's the clause that got everybody upset and in essence it says hey to help us deliver interesting paid -- sponsored content promotions.
You look great.
That a business or other -- may pay us to display your username likeness photos that hits a photo sharing site obviously.
And or actions you take in connection with -- -- content or promotions.
Without compensation to you oh and by the way you can't see you know class action lawsuits and if you don't like it don't use the service.
That's pretty clear but to your question what are they saying now suddenly Kevin -- Strom who of course is the co-founder is saying.
We listened -- put this up on their blog we've listened to and we hear you it was never our intent.
Two bit and let your photos be bought by any kind of advertiser OK but -- you've covered enough trials and lawsuits to know that the word intent is very very Dicey.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions many would say and it's not clear right now what they really intend to do but your pictures could end up.
In a casino advertisement tobacco from junk food who knows I was -- a couple quick questions FaceBook bought its program correct how bad could that be for case right now Facebook's stock which had a very rough opening as you know is not getting hurt today it's up just a bit but I will tell you this.
In the future do you get competitors out there and they are going to jump on this quickly and say well we won't sell your pictures to any appetizers.
But it is a -- stumble who wins out of that okay already we're looking at a company called Flickr which is owned by Yahoo! they are being very clear oh don't worry we've never sell your stuff.
Twitter is ramping up its photo sharing there's a company called.
I AM that is not very popular at this point getting more popular in fact all of these companies announced yesterday that suddenly their traffic -- increased.
A lot of people including celebrities bill are canceling these and I can tell you this my kids happens -- Graham accounts.
-- cutting them off and by the way -- to Graham says you have one month to delete all your -- -- you're cutting them off.
100% I don't -- wrong I don't mean not I support I don't want their pictures sold to anybody.
I got you all right that's your choice thank you Liz -- -- is another company out there -- you can use this and.
Make sure that you have the -- her thank you minister and out popped a -- me at my house and have a -- the atop his list but style yeah that's where is where they get about.