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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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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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#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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Changes We’re Making to Do More to Support and Protect the Most Vulnerable People who Use Instagram

At Instagram, nothing is more important to us than the safety of the people in our community. Over the past month we have seen that we are not where we need to be on self-harm and suicide, and that we need to do more to keep the most vulnerable people who use Instagram safe. That’s…

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#SaferInternetDay

The theme of this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Together for a better internet.” We couldn’t agree more, and want to do our part by making sure you know about all the tools available to keep yourself safe, and how to look out for one another on Instagram. For more information about each feature, visit…

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New Ways to Interact on Instagram

Starting today, you’ll see new ways to interact with your friends and form a deeper connection with the people you follow on Instagram. You can now use the questions sticker for music recommendations in Stories or to connect in the moment with people you follow on Live. You’ll also see a new interactive sticker in…

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Instagram Year in Review 2018

  With 2018 almost coming to a close, we’d love to highlight some trends from the year and share all the different ways Instagram’s global community came to the platform to creatively express themselves and get closer to the people – and things – they love. We’re heartened to see that sharing love and kindness…

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