InstaKids: Facebook Working on under-13 Version of Instagram

Facebook confirmed it is working on a children’s version of its popular Instagram app. LITERALLY everyone except Facebook criticized the announcement.


Instagram’s parent company Facebook is developing a version of the social media platform for children under 13 years old, who are currently barred from using the app.


reporting from the left side of the aisle



  • OANN’s original reporting prioritized the belief among internet safety advocates that it opens children up to vulnerability against online predators.
  • The Telegraph emphasized the addictive nature of social media, quoting a psychiatrist who said the algorithms used to create addictive content should not be deployed in a children’s version of Instagram.


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