The outcry following Instagram's Dec. 17 announcement of changes to its privacy policy led the company to reverse its decision, but it also generated positive buzz for newer photo-sharing applications that offer alternatives to Instagram. Pheed, which lets users charge followers to see their photo posts, climbed Apple's download chart, and daily signups for the photo-sharing app EyeEm increased by more than 1,000% last week, founder Florian Meissner says.

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