Just last week, we talked about how Instagram was giving celebrities the opportunity to filter and moderate comments. Now we hear that the platform will be giving all its users a similar new feature on their accounts.
In fact, Instagram will also soon be allowing users to turn off comments altogether. Everyone finds different words offensive, so Instagram is creating a tool that allows users to filter out specific words – just like the feature it gave some celebrities recently. It will also allow them to turn off comments on individual posts only, or on their accounts in general.
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Instagram‘s head of public policy, Nicky Jackson Colaco explained that the company’s goal
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It’s not entirely clear if the feature is the same as that given to celebrities recently, but we do know that they are getting a feature first, within the next few weeks. Ordinary users should be seeing changes within a few months.
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