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Hurtful comment – Instagram let you know if you're about to post it

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Hey dude you pics suck; harmful comment – Instagram the photos and videos sharing social network has been in a round corner where the company has receive complains about fixing online bullying and comment in its platform and now there is a feature which is in beta test to solve out the problem.  In April ending to May during the Facebook F8 developer conferences an hit was mentioned about how they are going to fix the issue of online bully in Instagram.

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As at now they are testing the AI-powered feature that will let users know if they're about to post an offensive comment. This AI feature alert users if they're about to post an hurtful comment. Like the pressure part of Instagram from getting like counts, as at now the company is testing it hide like counts in Australia.

In a blog post made by Adam Mosserie, the head of Instagram said "We can do more to prevent bullying from happening on Instagram, and we can do more to empower the targets of bullying to stand up for themselves,".

An helpful tool we be added to the tested feature, a tool that will prevent you and others from seeing comments from bullies an offensive commenter in the case, bullies won't get notified about their comments which is being restricted or see. The tool is said to be called “Restrict”.

“We wanted to create a feature that allows people to control their Instagram experience, without notifying someone who may be targeting them. Soon, we will begin testing a new way to protect your account from unwanted interactions called Restrict. Once you Restrict someone, comments on your posts from that person will only be visible to that person.” Adam Mosserie head of department.

You can choose to make a restricted person’s comments visible to others by approving their comments. Restricted people won’t be able to see when you’re active on Instagram or when you’ve read their direct messages.

Offensive comment

An example of an Harmful comment that we trigger this feature is when a user types out an offensive comment like “you are so ugly and stupid” and a notification we pop stating that “Are you sure you want to post this?”.