Sylvan Lane highlights elements of Web 2.0 terms of services.
– “Facebook has permission to use your photos and videos for whatever it wants. … when you sign up for Facebook, you give it an expansive royalty-free license to use anything you post that could be considered intellectual property.You still own all of your content, but Facebook is allowed to use it and give other people the right to use it, too. The only way to revoke the license is by deleting the content from Facebook. … Twitter, Instagram and Google all have similar clauses in their terms.”
– “Instagram’s terms outline the company’s policy “not to accept or consider content, information, ideas, suggestions or other materials other than those we have specifically requested.” But, there’s a caveat: If, for some reason, your brilliant idea catches the eye of a higher-up, then Instagram can use it and not give you a cent.”
– “For LinkedIn, honesty is policy. The network’s user agreement bans users from adding inaccurate information to their profiles.”