Instagram Introduces New Tools To Fight Online Bullying

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One of the largest social media platforms, Instagram has now revealed the launch of new tools and features that help people to fight against online bullying. The company has revealed that its fifth edition of the Community Standards Enforcement reports as well.

Coming to the features, Instagram has now revealed that it will help people to manage multiple unwanted interactions at once. Users will be able to delete the negative comments in public. One can also block or restrict multiple accounts that post negative comments.

To simply enable this feature on the iOS Apple phones, click on a comment and then the dotted icon available in the top right corner. Select Manage comments and choose around 25 comments to delete at once. Tap More Options, to block or restrict accounts in bulk. To block or restrict accounts on Android, press and hold on a comment, click the dotted icon, and select Block or Restrict.

The brand has also revealed a feature with the help of which one can highlight positive comments. The company is working on Pinned comments, which will allow people to pin selected numbers of comments to the top of their comments thread.

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Moreover, the company has revealed that it offers control to users to manage who can tag or mention them. You can choose whether you want everyone, only people you follow, or no one to be able to tag or mention you in a comment, story, or caption.

Instagram in a statement to CNET confirmed this feature. “We’re always exploring new features to improve your messaging experience. This feature is still in early development and not testing externally just yet,” the company said in a statement.

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