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Instagram is the latest social media firm to tweak its app in an attempt to prevent harassment

Instagram is the latest social media firm to tweak its app in an attempt to prevent harassment

Instagram on Tuesday announced policy changes intended to combat online bullying that has, for some users, turned the photo-sharing service into a platform for harassment.

Kevin Systrom, co-founder and chief executive of Instagram, said the social network is rolling out three features that give users more control over their online experience in an effort to foster a safer environment. 

Over the coming weeks, Instagram’s 500 million users will begin to have the ability to turn off comments on individual posts, remove followers from private accounts without having to block them and...

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