Published: Fri, October 12, 2018
Technology | By Lionel Gonzales

Instagram says it will now detect bullying in photos

Instagram says it will now detect bullying in photos

Instagram is taking a stand against cyber-bullying.

"This change will help us identify and remove significantly more bullying - and it's a crucial next step since many people who experience or observe bullying don't report it", Mosseri said.

In honor of National Bullying Prevention month in the US, Instagram has unveiled its latest AI features that aims to help tackle cyberbullying by scanning posted content.

This came with the announcement of new tools on the platform to combat bullying and a new way of identifying and reporting bullying. It's unclear what else the technology can detect and whether it would work on images without captions.

In a statement, the company also pay attention to the fact that many users are not alerted to the harassment of the moderators of the service. "But online bullying is complex, and we know we have more work to do to further limit bullying and spread kindness on Instagram.", said Adam Mosseri in a press release.

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Instagram's machine learning tech is able to scan photos and their captions for hurtful content and automatically send it to the community operations team for review.

Recently, Mosseri replaced Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger as the new head who abruptly announced their departure in September.

This feature has started to roll out and will continue to in the coming weeks.

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In another move, a filter that enables Instagram users to detect and hide bullying remarks from Instagram feeds or profiles was extended to comments on live videos, according to Mosseri. Users can also turn off comments on individual Instagram posts and block posts with certain keywords.

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