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Instagram to use machine to help curb cyberbullying


Social media platform Instagram recently announced that it will use machine learning technology to proactively detect bullying in photos and their captions.

Currently, Instagram allows users to report accounts that contain the intent of bullying or harassment but not all bullying or harassment gets reported. Instagram’s new head Adam Mosseri said the technology — along with user reporting — will help its Community Operations team to “identify and remove significantly more bullying.”

A bullying comment filter will also be added and will hide comments containing attacks on a person’s appearance or character, as well as threats to a person’s well being or health.”



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