Posts tagged as Instagram

Instagram bans graphic self-harm images after teenager’s suicide

Friday, February 8, 2019

Social media giant Instagram has announced that it is banning all graphic images of self-harm from its platform as part of efforts to “support and protect the most vulnerable” users. The move comes after the father of British teenager Molly Russell said the site was partly to blame for her suicide in 2017. He explained that following the 14-year-old’s death, the family found distressing material about suicide and depression on…

Facebook stops 115 accounts over inauthentic pre-election behaviour

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Shortly before the U.S. midterm election, the American social networking giant Facebook has announced blocking of Facebook and Instagram accounts with the combined number of 115. The firm stated on Monday, November 5, on its blog that it has been notified by U.S. law enforcement authorities about recently discovered activity, allegedly linked to entities outside the U.S. «Our very early-stage investigation has so far identified around 30 Facebook accounts and…

Woman slammed for staging ‘ridiculous’ business class photo on plane to get Instagram likes

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Instagram influencer Harimao Lee has been called out over a photo she shared from a recent trip to Rome. While many may grimace at the term ‘influencer’ , there’s no doubt that people will go to extraordinary lengths to get the perfect pic for social media. From buying props to travelling across the world, those who want to increase their following will do just about anything for the ‘gram. Recently…