Question on placing a photo in Instagram raised in the UK after the suicide of a teenager.
The popular service for sharing photos Instagram will “ban” some graphic images that may hint at suicide. The relevant question raised in the UK after the suicide of a teenager, according to hyser.com.ua with reference to “Today”.
Reportedly, the father of a teenage girl said that the platform contributed to the decision of his child to commit suicide. Chief Instagram Adam Mosseri said that the platform makes a number of changes to its rules about content.
“The issues of suicide… we must do more to protect the most vulnerable in our community,” he said.
The call for change was supported by the British government after the family of 14-year-old Molly Russell found the material associated with depression and suicide in her Instagram account after her death in 2017.
Earlier it was reported that the Popular social network, Instagram users will get the update. From now on the main ribbon, you can add long video platform IGTV.
“Now you can view the video on IGTV your page. When there is a new video from someone whom you follow, you can click his channel to see the full video IGTV”, — stated in the message.
The service has launched a platform for IGTV in June 2018 as a separate application. Unlike the main Instagram, you can upload videos up to 10 minutes (for large channels) and only in vertical format.