Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Mute Offensive Words In Direct Messages

The Facebook-owned photo-sharing application with one billion active users, as of January 2021, is now working on a new feature to help its users feel safe while browsing the application. The most recent update in the app was “reels” the TikTok rival one month back. In the upcoming update, Instagram users will be able to block certain keywords in the comments or direct messages.


App researcher, Alessandro Paluzzi shared a screenshot of the privacy section where the content control option is added, where specific keywords particularly slang and abusive words can be added and all the messages containing the added words will be blocked upon reaching the user.

Paluzzi noted that Instagram is also planning to bring a feature that will help social media influencers and content makers to monetize their work. This affiliate marketing program along with its various features can be seen in the creator section of the application, where the users can sign up by going through few easy steps.

These days Instagram is all about updating their app more and more, news is that the Instagram developers are making a brightness AI feature which will help the users to adjust their photos brightness automatically. But nothing substantiate can be said at the moment.

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