Hey Instagrammers, I know where you live!
This one is subtle, but very important to be aware of. Until recently, once a user added their location to a photo they were posting, Instagram would take this as their default preference for all future photos they would post. That is, Instagram would tag all future photos with the location from which they were uploaded. This alone isn’t really the problem. The problem is that Instagram did not make this obvious to users — so what has transpired, is millions of people uploading millions of photos in the one place they use Instagram the most. Their homes.
So, here’s what has happened. You’re out, snapping lots of photos. You come home, put you’re feet up, and start posting your best photos. Cool. The problem is that all those photos are being tagged to your current location, unless you specify otherwise. It’s opt-out. That photo of the beach in Spain? It’s being tagged to your home in...
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