Instagram will now let you hide offensive comments automatically
Haters gonna hate. But you don’t have to see it anymore, at least not on Instagram.
Facebook’s photo sharing app announced a new product Thursday that — SURPRISE — isn’t just a copycat of a Snapchat feature. Rather, it’s a pair of new filters that will automatically block “certain offensive comments” and spam in nine languages, according to a blog post.
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For Instagram, it’s a way to try to make the product safer and friendlier, and therefore, encourage people to spend more time with the app, whether that’s sharing, viewing, or commenting. That focus