Instagram will now let you hide offensive comments automatically


Haters gonna hate. But you don’t have to see it anymore, at least not on Instagram.

Facebook’s photo sharing app announced a new product Thursday that — SURPRISE — isn’t just a copycat of a Snapchat feature. Rather, it’s a pair of new filters that will automatically block “certain offensive comments” and spam in nine languages, according to a blog post. 

SEE ALSO: In praise of Justin Bieber’s eccentric Instagrams

For Instagram, it’s a way to try to make the product safer and friendlier, and therefore, encourage people to spend more time with the app, whether that’s sharing, viewing, or commenting. That focus includes average users and celebrities.  Read more…

More about Facebook, Instagram, Harassment, Apps And Software, and Free Speech

Comments are closed.

Post Navigation