NS Instagram Available, from this Tuesday (7), the resource “Take a Break” (Take a Break, in Portuguese). Initially, the tool should only be released in Australia, Canada, the United States, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, according to information provided by the company.
NS new role, You are social network users You have the option of receiving reminders to take a break after a certain period of active duty, which can be set at 10, 20 or 30 minutes. Thus, internet users are alerted when they waste a lot of time on the platform.
Announced in November, Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, announced that the setting is not yet available in Brazil. As revealed by the company, the news is reaching other countries in January 2022, with the goal of “enabling people to make informed decisions about how they spend their time.”
New safety and convenience features
Excited to announce these new tools to help our community feel more supported while on Instagram:
– Take a Break
– Parental control
– your activity
Adam Mosseri (@mosseri) December 7, 2021
Changes for teenagers
Instagram also announced other changes. In an official statement, the company said it would adopt a “more rigorous approach than is recommended for teens in the app.” It will not be possible to tag or mention teenagers, except for users it follows.
In addition, parents and guardians will be able to check the amount of time their children spend on the social network and set limits. “We will continue to conduct research, consult experts, and test new concepts to better serve teens,” he justifies the platform.
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