Instagram is using new tools to detect bullying on the platform
Instagram is taking further steps to tackle bullying on its platform.
The social network is employing machine learning to help proactively detect bullying in photos, which will then be reviewed by a human moderator.
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An Instagram spokesperson said its bullying classifier detects “attacks on a person’s appearance or character, as well as threats to a person’s well-being or health” in a photo.
If a human moderator deems the photo is in breach of the platform’s community guidelines, the photo will be removed, and the poster will be notified of its deletion and told why. Read more…