Instagram, a photo platform owned by Facebook, has announced plans to review its terms of use in Germany. The decision comes after a consumer protection agency described the current terms as a “catastrophe”.

“Instagram has given itself far too many rights in relation to its mostly young users,” Klaus Müller, the executive board of the Federation of German Consumer Organizations (vzbz), told Tagesspiegel on October 16.

According to Müller, the international platform (which has about 15m use...

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