About IG today...

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  1. bryce_r

    bryce_r Die-Cast

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    About IG today...
    It took me 1/2 hour to do (kept loading and loading) but once you are on it's kind of cool. I haven't posted yet but I love the layout. I'd be happy to get rid of instagram.
     
  2. Waterbear

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    About IG today...
    How would you do that?

    Just by downloading the app you are giving it access to all the contacts you have on your device. You can't get the app in the first place without giving it that access. Even instagram can access your contacts. Go to your IG app and look at the settings. You will see it has auto access to your contacts list. You can't change that. The only time it EVER asks for that permission is when you initially download it. You can't change it after that. You aren't "giving out people's numbers" it just takes them. How or why or when IG uses them I have no idea though.
     
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  3. IronPaw

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    About IG today...
    Not sure how it works on android, but it asked me to share my contacts with Vero when I was going through the setup on my iPhone. I clicked no.
     
  4. ---NT---

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    About IG today...
    If you wanna add me on Vero I'm Nat Tilden.
     
  5. super77m

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    About IG today...
    Are you sure? On my iPhone under privacy I checked which applications requested access to Contacts, and IG is not listed.
     
  6. TattooDougHardy

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    About IG today...

    It's an option on my iphone "Allow Instagram to have access to your contacts? Yes/No". I mean, I've never let any app have access so ‍
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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  7. smurph

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    About IG today...
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    Welp. Stuck in IG ad land til the ol' dinosaur gets an upgrade... :(

    C'est la vie
     
  8. Yoitsbruce

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    About IG today...
    It is so terrible now. Fuck the algorithm I get updates a week after about presi day sale or release notes. It fucken sucks I have to keep it around just to know what artist or creators are doin. I have found some solace here on sb but it's hard to find toy makers from hk, Singapore and Taiwan. I just want to be able to get some of that new new but now got go where the vinyl go
     
  9. Michael Beverage

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    About IG today...
    For posterity
     
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  10. toothaction

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    About IG today...
    Just made 9 posts to IG.

    #represent #thedevilyouknow #grandpasfavorite
     
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  11. Michael Beverage

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    #sawfoobie
    #chickentetrazzini
    #hashtag
     
  12. xSuicide Squadx

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    About IG today...
    I’ll have to find the post, but someone I follow read the TOS for Vero, and somewhere in there they found it states that anything you post is basically up for grabs by anyone and everyone, to be used for anything and everything. I have zero interest in even looking into this new platform, but with how much photo jacking and artist theft there on Instagram as it is, at least IG has steps you can take for reporting these instances. Vero sounds like a sketchy ass free for all.
     
  13. badteethcomics

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    About IG today...
    Vero spelt backwards is "orevfuckingwasteoftime"
     
  14. nefasth

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    About IG today...
    VERO looks to be a lot like the Flickr app (that nobody seems to use but me) ain't it ?
     
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  15. spatula007

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    About IG today...
    All obvious complaints for having a public account aside, I find it weird how many skull-loving IG accounts are starting to follow me. I keep blocking them since they're spam and are literally reposting the same skull-related images in different order.

    But all "skull" related...no joke. I must be in the tractor-beam of some skull-spam-bot. I think there's been maybe 15 so far.
     
  16. HardDragon

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    About IG today...
    This will also happen if you search specific things enough so if you looking at skull photos ( and I’m talking anywhere on the net) or specifically your liking skull related art or photos then your account will pop up more on said “skull accounts” explore page and or in the run as a “sponsored page” I was looking at pogs on eBay and the next day an Instagram retro page started following me and the last three post in the week they had posted were POG related. Big brother ohhh how we know your watching
     
  17. spatula007

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    About IG today...
    Makes total sense. It's just a lot lately.

    Maybe I'll grab a screenshot of the blocked list, if I can find it, for kicks.
     
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    About IG today...
    I’ve been getting a lot of Chinese clothes sellers adding me. I know I haven’t looked at any bootleg clothing either so I don’t know...
     

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