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  • Lawrence Ng

Instagram’s New Sensitive Content Control Feature: What Types of Posts Can Users Block From Their Ex

Updated: Aug 21, 2021

On 20 July 2021, Instagram launched Sensitive Content Control, allowing users to decide what types of posts they can see and avoid on the app’s Explore tab. 

While the social media site has been enforcing recommendation guidelines that deter the Instagram algorithm from showing sensitive content such as those that are sexual or violent, those rules do not necessarily ensure that the needs of all users are met. 

This is because people may have specific triggers that the platform is not aware of. Consequently, the algorithm could still push posts that may disturb some users as it ha