Instagram to initiate ‘take a break’ feature in order to pause the harmful content from the teenagers

In its recent interview over the weekend, Instagram mentioned that it will initiate recently developed measures to prompt teenagers from the platform using a ‘take a break’ feature. The app will be updated accordingly to pause their accounts and shall launch new options for parents to monitor the activities of their children.

Facebook Vice President of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg in an interview with the CNN conveyed that, “We’re going to introduce something which I think will make a considerable difference, which is where our systems see that a teenagers is looking at the same content over and over again, and it’s content which may not be conducive to their well-being, we will nudge them to look at other content.”

Furthermore, he said “the company will add a new feature “called ‘take a break,’ where we will be prompting teens to just simply take a break from using Instagram.” However, Adam Mosseri, Instagram head on September 27 mentioned in a blog post that the company was surveying the ‘take a break’ feature for the teen Instagrammers.

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