Instagram will hide comments that could be considered offensive

Instagram will begin automatically hiding potentially offensive comments as part of its ongoing attempt to address online bullying.

The company said the comments that will be hidden will be similar to those that have been reported by users in the past. Users will still be able to tap “View Hidden Comments” to see those remarks.

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