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SAFETY UPDATE

Making Instagram safe for our youngest members

We’re committed to protecting young people on Instagram, by restricting DMs between teens and adults they don’t follow, among other updates.

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SAFETY AT INSTAGRAM

Three ways you can prioritize safety

Keep your account safe

Learn how to manage and protect your account and data from hacking.

Protect against bullying and harassment.

Keep the spaces you frequent happy ones. Protect yourself from negativity with these tools for a positive experience across Instagram.

Take care of your mental well-being

Your time on Instagram should be inspiring. If you feel it turning into a negative space, here’s how to take control again.

Questions?

What should I do if my account gets hacked?

What can I do if I'm worried a friend, follower or even myself may be contemplating suicide or self harm?

What should I do if someone is asking or threatening me to share photos or videos I want to keep private?

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