New Instagram accounts of children under 16 will be closed by default
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Instagram, owned by the American company Facebook, announced its decision to make the accounts of new users under the age of 16 closed by default, Tass.ru refers to the press service of the social media announcing.
According to it, this decision is aimed to protect children from unwanted comments that may be left by suspicious users.
In addition, Instagram will limit the ability of advertisers to attract young people to advertising, as well as make it harder for suspicious accounts to find children's pages.
The innovations are planned through new technologies that will detect potentially suspicious users and prevent them from interacting with children's accounts.