Global  

Instagram to Require Users to Provide Their Date of Birth

Video Credit: Wibbitz Studio - Duration: 00:56s - Published
Instagram to Require Users to Provide Their Date of Birth

Instagram to Require Users to Provide Their Date of Birth

Instagram to Require Users to Provide Their Date of Birth.

Previously, users of the app needed only to confirm they were at least 13 years old.

Instagram announced the changes to the platform via a statement.

Asking for this information will help prevent underage people from joining Instagram, help us keep young people safer and enable more age-appropriate experiences overall, Instagram, via statement.

The company stated that birthday information will remain private.

Instagram "expects ads targeted by age to be more accurate on Instagram following this update.".

The company stated that its "focus is on developing new, age-appropriate experiences for young people using this information.".

Instagram also plans to increase user control over direct messages


You Might Like

Related news from verified sources

Instagram to require birth dates in move to block underage use

Instagram to require birth dates in move to block underage use San Francisco (AFP) Dec 4, 2019 Instagram said Wednesday it would require new users to verify they...
Energy Daily - Published Also reported by •WorldNews


Instagram won’t let influencers promote vaping products anymore

Starting next year, Instagram, which recently started requiring new users to disclose their birth...
Seattle Times - Published


Related videos from verified sources

Instagram To Ask Users For Birth Dates [Video]

Instagram To Ask Users For Birth Dates

Instagram To Ask Users For Birth Dates

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:26Published