Instagram Debuts New Safety Settings For Teenagers

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When kids under 16 join Instagram, their accounts will be made private automatically, as part of new safety settings for teens. Facebook

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Instagram is introducing new safety settings for young users: It’s making new accounts private by default for kids under 16, blocking some adults from interacting with teens on its platform, and restricting how advertisers can target teenagers.

The changes come as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app is under pressure from lawmakers, regulators, parents and child-safety advocates worried about the impact of social

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