The social network has been at the heart of a media storm lately, notably accused of being aware of “ causing harm to teenage girls ”.
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Nick Clegg, head of international affairs and communications at Facebook, made two announcements, as reported by Reuters. “ We’re going to introduce something that I think will make a huge difference: when our systems detect that the teenager is watching the same content over and over again and that is content that may not be conducive to his well-being, we will encourage him to look at other things “.
The second is the introduction of a function” Take a break “. As the name suggests, it “ makes teens just take a break from their Instagram use ”.
“ I’m just tired of hearing that “trust us”. It’s time to protect those parents who have had trouble with their children who become addicted to the platform , ”says Senator Amy Klobuchar.
This problem does not affect besides not that Instagram. Other social networks, like TikTok, have the same quirks.