Instagram is an online photo-sharing app developed by Facebook. Instagram was launched in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It has been downloaded by millions of users all over the world and is largely used on smartphones.
Facebook’s Instagram has announced a set of new measures to help users fight back against harassment and hate speech on their public profile and in private messages, rolling out message filters and pre-emptive block tools.
Dozens of children’s advocacy groups have called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to scrap plans for a version of photo-sharing and body-shaming app Instagram for kids under 13, saying it would “put young users at great risk.”
Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, have suffered a major outage, prompting users to flock to Twitter to vent their frustration. While both sites swiftly recovered, no explanation was given for the issue.
The graduation photo that made Kaitlin Bennett famous or notorious – depending on one’s politics – has been removed from Instagram. The Facebook-owned platform termed her defense of gun rights “violence and incitement.”
An American cartoonist got his latest comic removed from Instagram as violating community guidelines. George Alexopoulos had merely put the words from the latest ‘woke’ episode of a children’s show... in the mouth of Adolf Hitler.