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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:55 am 
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Instagram Adds New 'Restrict' Option to Limit the Exposure of Trolls and Cyberbullies

As noted recently by Instagram chief Adam Mosseri, a key aim for Intagram is to create a platform where all users feel safe to express whatever they want, without the fear of criticism, negative comments, or indeed, cyberbullying.

Trolls and abuse are a problem on every platform, and Instagram is looking to take a lead on this, which includes testing out significant new changes and options - like, say, hiding total like counts, which reduces the emphasis on social comparison, and, ideally, puts it back onto the content itself. ... cy/564238/

PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:49 pm 
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Twitter needs to do something, before it drives away everybody but the assholes, troll farm employees, and bots. Unfortunately their CEO is a little goofy in the head, and a white supremacist besides.

Facebook is hopeless. The only thing that works is to delete your account. Yes, that makes it harder to find old college friends. Tell you one thing though: the old college friends that I could find had turned into aging Republicans. Who needs to get depressed?

I don't remember the news being this consistently bad any time since 9/11.

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