What Parents Need to Know About Instagram
Instagram is a hugely popular social networking app with over 1 billion users worldwide. The app, which is accessible on iOS and Android devices, allows users to upload images and videos to their feed, create interactive ‘stories’, exchange private messages or search, explore and follow other accounts they like. Images and videos can be transformed with an array of filters to edit the shot before sharing and anyone with an account can see others’ online ‘galleries’ if their account is not private.
In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as exposing your child’s location, in-app purchases and poor mental wellbeing.
Publisher: National Online Safety
Published: April 2021 (1 page)
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