hey instagram Available, from this Tuesday (7), resource “Take a break” (taking a break in Portuguese). Initially, as per the information provided by the company, the device should be released only in Australia, Canada, USA, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
As a new role, You social network users There is an option to receive a reminder to take a break after a certain period of active duty, which can be set at 10, 20 or 30 minutes. Thus, internet users become alert when they waste a lot of time on the platform.
Announced by Instagram head Adam Mosseri in November, the setup is not yet available in Brazil. The news reaches other countries in January 2022, with the aim of “enabling people to make informed decisions about how they are spending their time,” as revealed by the company.
New safety and wellbeing features
We’re excited to announce these new tools to help our community feel even more supported on Instagram:
– take a break
– parental control
– your activity
— adam mosseri (@mosseri) December 7, 2021
change for teens
Instagram also announced other changes. In an official statement, the company said it will “take a stricter approach than is recommended for teenagers” in the application. It will not be possible to tag or mention teens, with the exception of users they follow.
In addition, parents and guardians will be able to check how much time their children spend on social networks and set limits. “We will continue to conduct research, consult with experts and test new concepts to better serve teens”, justifies the platform.