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Changes to Our Account Disable Policy

Today, we are announcing a change to our account disable policy. Together with Facebook, we develop policies to ensure Instagram is a supportive place for everyone. These changes will help us quickly detect and remove accounts that repeatedly violate our policies. Under our existing policy, we disable accounts that have a certain percentage of violating…

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Our Commitment to Lead the Fight Against Online Bullying

Our mission is to connect you with the people and things you love, which only works if people feel comfortable expressing themselves on Instagram. We know bullying is a challenge many face, particularly young people. We are committed to leading the industry in the fight against online bullying, and we are rethinking the whole experience…

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Celebrating #UntoldPride this Pride

This year, we’re celebrating the vibrant LGBTQ+ community that calls Instagram home with #UntoldPride — honoring history, empowering queer expression, and fostering safety across the platform. We’re rolling out colorful tools to help our community celebrate, updating our gender options in Profile and releasing an LGBTQ+ teen guide in partnership with The Trevor Project. #UntoldPride…

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IGTV Now Supports Landscape Videos

From Baby Ariel’s Love Triangle series to The Rock’s Mana and Gratitude series to Jameela Jamil’s I Weigh interview series with Sam Smith and Lizzo, it’s been amazing to see the vertical videos that our community has shared on IGTV. We’ve learned and grown a lot in this first year. In meeting with creators and…

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Making Explore an Even Better Home for Your Interests

People turn to Explore when they want to branch out from the accounts they already follow on Instagram. Today we’re announcing new designs in Explore, bringing you more ways to discover photos, videos, products and Stories relevant to your interests. When you go to Explore, you’ll now see a newly designed navigation bar, which features…

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@shop Is Now Open

Today, @shop opens. @shop is a new account created for our community of people who love to shop, brought to you by the team at Instagram. 🌈✨ @shop is a celebration of small businesses and the creators behind them. The content on this account is inspired by our community of shoppers — you. @shop is…

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Connecting You With Friends, Family and Interests on Instagram

People come to Instagram to be with their close friends. They stay to be inspired by art, fashion, sports and entertainment — as well as the people behind those crafts. Enabling expression and fostering those connections are at the heart of Instagram, and today we’re announcing new ways to strengthen those connections with the people…

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By Working Together, We Can Win Against Hate

By Sheryl Sandberg — Chief Operating Officer at Facebook The terrorist attacks in Christchurch were an act of pure evil. All of us at Facebook stand with the victims, their families, the Muslim community, and all of New Zealand. It is deeply tragic when people face violence because of who they are and what they…

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Introducing Checkout on Instagram

Today, we’re introducing checkout on Instagram. When you find a product you love, you can now buy it without leaving the app.   When you tap to view a product from a brand’s shopping post, you’ll see a “Checkout on Instagram” button on the product page. Tap it to select from various options such as…

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#ShareBlackStories on Instagram

People come to Instagram to express themselves and share their diverse, unique perspectives every day. To honor the Black community on Instagram and celebrate Black History Month in the U.S., we’re kicking off #ShareBlackStories this February. On the official @instagram account, you’ll see stories from incredible creators like Tawny Chatmon, Paola “Pao Pao” Mathé and…

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