Instagram has announced a new feature that gives parents more control over their children’s accounts.
Instagram has announced that it is launching a new feature that will allow parents to have more control over their children’s accounts. MCE TV explains everything from A to Z!
Instagram is becoming more vigilant towards underage users
Instagram, backed by the Meta Group, is always trying to keep up. It was in its updates, but also in content regulation, the application tries to be as smooth as possible. And they are doing well!
Yes, if it seems that the application wants to look more and more like TikTok, these new features can make a difference. Indeed, Instagram has realized that it cannot prevent minors from having access to the platform. so, favor greater parental control. Finally!
Already at the end of 2021, there were some tricks that allowed parents to have more influence on behalf of their children. In effect, it was possible to impose a maximum time for the application or to check the mention of your children.
But that was not enough. This is how from the beginning of 2022. there seems to be real consciousness on that Instagram page. To the joy of the parents.
The social network already had announced it was new it will happen at the level of parental control. It’s over now! MCE TV tells you more!
Improved in-app parenting
“It is crucial for us to develop tools who respect the right of young people to privacy with the participation of parents “then began Clotilde Briend, head of the public relations program from Meta.
That way it will be possible limit your children’s time in front of the screen (15 minutes to 2 hours) or to set breaks. It is useful because it is obvious that their child spends too much time there.
In addition, young people will also be able to apply Accounts that do not follow Instagram rules to their parents. The way they have control (incitement to hatred or violence, nudity, etc.).
Finally, parents can have access to a list of contacts on Instagram their children. And that, whether it is their subscribers or the orders they follow.
Of course, for all this to happen, parents or guardians must submit a request. Request to track their account which young people will have to accept to activate the tool.
All this will be available by the end of June in France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan, Australia and Canada. This version will then land in the rest of the world before the end of the year.
Moreover, you should know that this system has been in effect since March 2022 in the United States. An improved version will now be available.
that said Instagram is not the first to think of minors on networks. TikTok did it few days ago. It remains to be seen whether the Insta version will be better. To be continued !