Instagram Update: Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has announced a significant policy change regarding the visibility of political content on its platform Instagram and Threads. In a statement made by Instagram chief Adam Mosseri via a Threads post on Friday, it was revealed that the company will no longer actively promote political content to users by default.
Political content will not be visible on Instagram and threads
Mark Zuckerberg's company Meta has decided to remove political content from its photo sharing platform Instagram and threads. Instagram Chief Adam Mosseri informed through an official post on threads on Friday that the company will no longer promote political content on these platforms. However, Mosseri made this clear. It said that users can see political posts from accounts they follow, but the apps will not block such content. "actively promote" Will close. He told that these adjustments in the app will be effective in the next few weeks.
Meta introduced control feature
Apart from this, Instagram's chief Further said that we will use other methods to remove political content from Instagram Reels Explore or threads in the coming weeks.
However, users who want to see political content on these platforms. For them, Meta has introduced a new control feature. Users can select political content by using the navigate feature in the Suggested Content tab, after which they will also be able to see political content in their profile. Apart from this, users can also choose the option of Don't Limit and Limit.