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Instagram Rolls Out Nuanced Photo-Sharing

PRIVACY—U.S.

December 17, 2013

The New York Times reports on Instagram Direct, a new messaging service that allows users to document granular parts of their day to clusters of friends. As our “notions of privacy are constantly evolving and, in many cases, being eroded altogether,” we are “learning how to cope by adapting ourselves and our sharing behaviors by deciding which version of ourselves to present based on the number of people who will be able to see it,” the report states, suggesting the new service seems to respond to that adaptation. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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