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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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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Instagram head testifies before Congress

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, is testifying today at a Senate subcommittee hearing about the platform's potentially harmful impact on younger users. Follow here for live updates.
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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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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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Instagram chief to testify as Congress scrutinizes platform’s impact on kids

Ahead of hearing, platform said it will be stricter about the type of content it recommends to teensThe head of Instagram will testify before US lawmakers on Wednesday about protecting kids online, in the latest congressional hearing scrutinizing the social media platform’s impact on young users.Instagram and its parent company, Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook), have been facing global criticism over the ways their services affect the mental health, body image and online safety of younger user...
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How to turn off the camera shutter sound on your Android phone

The shutter click on your Android smartphone camera is usually not a problem, but if you prefer silence as you shoot, we show you how to turn off the sound.
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Instagram Head Grilled by Senate at Hearing on Teen Safety Online

Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri took the hot seat earlier today at a U.S. Senate hearing on Instagram's impact on teens. The hearing was spurred in part by documents released by whistleblower Frances Haugen alleging Facebook has done research about the harm it inflicts on the mental health of young girls but has done little...
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4 Digital Marketing Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2022

Digital marketing is a fast-moving, rapidly iterating industry that requires businesses to keep up in order to win big. And as we move into 2022, we’re already getting a small taste of some of the trends that will define the next couple of years.  For business leaders and marketers, now’s the time to jump on board and become early adopters of these trends. The Top Marketing Trends for the New Year If the last couple of years has shown us anything, it’s that making predictions is a fool’s ...
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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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Instagram: How to Use the Chill Chat Theme

Instagram released a Chill chat theme that adds a snowy winter background to conversations. Our guide will show you how to use the Chill chat theme in the Instagram mobile application. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram app on iOS. Step 1: Open the conversation you want to customize and tap the conversation...
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