Advocates say kids’ Instagram product would ‘put young users at great risk’ | Instagram- Tempemail

An international coalition of children’s health advocates has called on Facebook to abandon its plans to build an Instagram product for kids, citing harm to teens from excessive use of social media. The campaign comes after Buzzfeed broke the news in March that Facebook seeks to build an Instagram product Continue Reading

Instagram apologises for promoting weight-loss content to users with eating disorders | Instagram- Tempemail

Instagram has apologised for a “mistake” which saw it promoting weight-loss content to users with eating disorders. A new feature on the social network provides users with suggested search terms based on their interests, with default prompts including terms such as “yard work”, “home decor” or “sunsets”. But some people Continue Reading

Bottega Veneta ditches Instagram to set up ‘digital journal’ | Fashion- Tempemail

Bottega Veneta has been the hottest fashion house on social media since the British designer Daniel Lee arrived at the Milanese label less than three years ago. The model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley posted no fewer than 39 selfies featuring her “Pouch” handbag in the space of three months. When four British Continue Reading

Rabbi Matondo criticises Instagram after Wales players racially abused | Wales- Tempemail

The Wales winger Rabbi Matondo has criticised Instagram after he and teammate Ben Cabango were racially abused online following the friendly win against Mexico. The Stoke loanee Matondo and the Swansea defender Cabango started in Wales’s 1-0 victory at the Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday night. Matondo wrote on Twitter: Continue Reading

Instagram is building an app for kids – here’s what you need to know- Tempemail

Social media was not built with children in mind. Facebook was originally made for college kids, Instagram stemmed from its founder’s love of bourbon, and YouTube started as a video dating site. But teens are active on social media, and many children under 13 already have online social lives. They Continue Reading

We stan together: the wonderful world of Instagram TV fan pages | Television- Tempemail

A cursory scroll through the Explore page on Instagram can feel like a visual assault: sponsored content, taunting influencer pictures and cute pets all vying for your attention through algorithmic targeting. As you work your way through the social media platform’s recommendations, you are also likely to encounter another constant: Continue Reading