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#TodayIMet in New Delhi

Every day, the world’s teens come to Instagram to express themselves and share photos and videos of moments from their lives—from the biggest to the everyday—and to connect with communities that share similar passions and interests. #TodayIMet uses the power of imagery to promote conversation and closer connections between people, gain a deeper understanding of…

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Celebrating Pride 2017 on Instagram

Pride Stickers

In celebration of Pride 2017, we’re introducing a set of new creative tools for Instagram Stories including pride stickers and a rainbow brush. All six stickers were made by LGBTQ artists from our global community.

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Find Your Support Community on Instagram

Every day, people use Instagram to share their mental health journeys and connect with communities of support. We are inspired by these voices. #hereforyou

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#KindComments

For Transgender Day of Visibility, we partnered with GLADD and Jacob Tobia to capture some of the brave stories of people on Instagram and the impact that a compassionate and supportive comment can make.

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Protecting Intimate Images

In partnership with Facebook, today we are rolling out new tools to help people when intimate images are shared on Instagram without their permission. When this content, often referred to as “revenge porn,” is reported to us, we can now remove it and prevent it from being shared on Instagram (including Instagram Direct), Facebook and Messenger. This is the next step in fostering a safer, kinder community.

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Worldwide InstaMeet 15: March 25-26

On the weekend of March 25-26, tens of thousands of people around the world will get together to explore their creativity and connect with others around a theme that unites us all – kindness!

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Fostering a Safer, Kinder Community

Last September, we made a commitment to the community to keep Instagram a safe place for everyone and built tools to safeguard self-expression on our platform. This year we will continue to act on that commitment and also focus on fostering kindness.

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Keeping Instagram Safe: More Tools and Control

Since the beginning of Instagram, we have focused on making it a welcoming place for everyone. In September, I shared our commitment to keeping Instagram a positive place for self-expression.

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Keeping Comments Safe on Instagram

When Mike and I first created Instagram, we wanted it to be a welcoming community where people could share their lives. Images have the ability to inspire and bring out the best in us, whether they are funny, sad or beautiful.

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