Instagram unveils its ‘ stricter approach ‘ to keep teens safe

On the eve of a Senate subcommittee hearing, the platform shares plans for taking a ‘stricter approach’ to content it shows users under 18 Among the measures, the popular photo-sharing service will be implementing tools to help users take breaks, or view new topics if they’ve been dwelling on one thing for too long, said Instagram head Adam Mosseri in a blog post. Instagram will send notifications to teens after they’ve been using the app for 20 minutes to suggest they activate Take a Break rem...
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Presentation Design and Instagram

As challenging as it is to design slides as illustrations for presentations and, more recently, for virtual presentations, the design challenge is even greater for Instagram where viewers see graphic images as single screens without the benefit of a presenter’s narrative. Helen Atkinson, a professional visual data journalist for The Economist, meets the latter challenge […] The post Presentation Design and Instagram appeared first on Suasive.
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We tried Instagram's new 'break' feature. There's one big problem with it.

CNN's Samantha Murphy Kelly digs into how Instagram's new feature that's designed to remind you to put your phone down might not be as helpful as it claims to be.
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How to turn off the camera sound on an iPhone

Have you ever been to an event and had to take a picture, but you needed your iPhone to be quiet? We show you how to turn off the camera sound on an iPhone.
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Across the Street

Up a block and across the street from where I live is a shopping center. I wandered over one very busy Saturday afternoon to have a look at the Christmas decorations. There was a beautiful Christmas tree hanging down. Here it is from above. Pretty wreath in a window. For a minute I thought this said Winter Sucks but it days Winter Socks as this healthy food place will give socks to the homeless if you buy a bowl of their soup. I should go in someday and try their soup. ...
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Instagram's algorithm directly connects teens to 'drug dealers selling everything from opioids to party drugs,' researchers say

Instagram promoted hashtags related to the buying of illegal substances to users as young as 13, according to new research.KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/Getty Images Instagram recommended hashtags related to illegal drugs to teenagers as young as 13, researchers at the Tech Transparency Project found.  "The platform's algorithms helped the underage accounts connect directly with drug dealers selling everything from opioids to party drugs," the researchers said. Instagram has faced increased scrutiny...
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'No One Is Talking About This' is a must-read in 2021 for anyone who can't quit social media

Prices are accurate at the time of publication. "The New York Times" named Patricia Lockwood's "No One Is Talking About This" one of the best books of 2021. Here's why it might be your new favorite.Bookshop; Alyssa Powell/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The New York Times recently released its list of the best books of 2021. One of the selected books is "No One Is Talking About This," a novel by Patricia Lockwood. I read the...
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The best free photo-editing software for 2021

Don't want to pay a monthly subscription for Photoshop? We don't blame you. Check out our list of the best free photo-editing software you can use right now.
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Instagram’s Take a Break feature will nudge teens to spend less time on the app

Instagram announced a bunch of updates to its platform in a move to make it safer for teenagers.
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The unstoppable rise of Instagram "couple comics"

To help you grapple with the terrifying fact that Instagram has become the equivalent of Kylie Jenner obsessed newspaper, let's have a look at their Sunday funnies. Couple comics are a unique subculture that has clawed out a niche on the social media app. — Read the rest
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Instagram will suggest you 'take a break' if it notices you've been scrolling too long

Uwe Krejci/Getty Images Instagram will start suggesting you take a break if you're scrolling for too long. The feature is one of many announced today to protect young users' mental health. Instagram has faced sweeping backlash after internal research showed it knew it can harm kids. Instagram is trying to help you take a break from scrolling for hours on its platform.In a Tuesday blog post, CEO Adam Mosseri announced the roll-out of "Take a Break," a new feature that will ask users to...
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25 Passive Income Ideas

Do you have a job? If so, then you’re working for someone else. Passive income is the holy grail of financial freedom. It’s what sets people up for retirement without worry or stress. And it doesn’t require a lot of effort to start earning most of the time, either. This article explores 25 ideas that can help you create passive income streams with your spare time and money. Heck, maybe you’ll make enough to quit your job! If so, that’s awesome. What is a Passive Income? Passive income is defi...
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More than 300 scientists have told Mark Zuckerberg they want access to Meta's internal research on child and teen mental health because it doesn't meet scientific standards

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.AP Photo/Mark Lennihan An international coalition of over 300 scientists published an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Monday. They demanded access to Meta's research on how Facebook and Instagram affect child and teen mental health. Leaked internal research found that Instagram could cause body image issues among teen girls. An international coalition of more than 300 scientists working in the fields of psychology, technology, and health have published an open l...
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Instagram Collab Feature: Everything You Need to Know

Your social media synergy is about to level up! Instagram now allows creators to collaborate on posts and reels by sending an invitation to fellow creators or brands, thanks to this new feature called “Collab”. But before you read along, make sure your app is updated to the latest version, and aside from this feature, here’s a round-up of all new Instagram’s newest features. Check it here. This new “Collab” feature will make your content appear as if it came from two accounts partnering in a...
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Irish Watchdog Completes Instagram Investigation Over Children's Data

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's data regulator has completed a draft ruling on social network Instagram's handling of children's personal data and...
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How America's oldest tofu shop makes 3,000 pounds of homemade tofu every day

Ota Tofu is the longest-running tofu shop in the United States. In Portland, Oregon, the team makes tofu the traditional Japanese way, with just three ingredients. As soybean prices and demand skyrocket, owner Jason Ogata is competing against tofu mass-producers.  See more stories on Insider's business page. Narrator: Ota is the oldest tofu factory in America. And at this shop, they're slicing up 3,000 pounds of it a day. And that's Jason, a former pro baseball player who took over ...
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Instagram Launches Tool Urging Teens to Take a Break

Instagram has launched a feature that urges teenagers to take breaks from the photo-sharing platform and announced other tools aimed at protecting young users from harmful content on the Facebook-owned service.
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BTS members launch personal Instagram accounts after vacation announcement

BTS fans, Christmas has come early -- members of the K-Pop band finally have personal Instagram accounts.
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AOC reveals she doesn't hold bitcoin because she wants to be an unbiased lawmaker

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't a bitcoin holder, the New York Representative disclosed on Monday. Members of Congress shouldn't hold or trade digital assets, in the same way that they should steer clear of stocks, AOC said on Instagram. AOC, who sits on the powerful House Financial Services Committee, said she wants to do her job as "ethically and impartially" as she can. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't get...
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Best Books of 2021

I’m continually amazed by the quality of books I get to read. Books represent somebody’s best thinking, edited by a team of professionals, and packaged and delivered to us. At the cost of a few dollars and a few hours, we get to access the best of someone’s thinking. Here, in descending order, are the best new books I’ve read that were published this year (with Amazon affiliate links). 1. The Death of Porn: Men of Integrity Building a World of Nobility by Ray Ortlund Porn is on...
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Instagram will now tell users when to take a break from the app

Just a day before the head of Instagram will face questions from lawmakers over its child safety practices, the company is rolling out a handful of new features aimed at making it harder for users, particularly teenagers, to fall down rabbit holes that could be harmful to their mental health.
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Instagram will now tell users when to take a break from using the app

Just a day before the head of Instagram will face questions from lawmakers over its child safety practices, the company is rolling out a handful of new features aimed at making it harder for users, particularly teenagers, to fall down rabbit holes that could be harmful to their mental health.
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