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Download the Teen Poster Series, created in partnership with Instagram

PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center partnered with Instagram, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Brazilian community illustrator @leonatsume to bring to life poster ideas developed by teens during Instagram’s Teen Bullying Prevention Design Workshop.

Other Tools from Instagram

Instagram’s mission is to connect you with the people and things you love, which only works if people feel comfortable expressing themselves. They have built extensive controls, and easy reporting, and have utilized the best available technology to keep people safe on Instagram.

This year, Instagram is testing and launching more innovative tools than ever before that are grounded in a deep understanding of how people bully each other and how they respond to bullying on Instagram, such as:

  • “Comment Warning” to encourage positive interactions. This tool is powered by machine learning and notifies people when their comment may be considered offensive before it is posted. This technology was recently extended to Feed post captions. “Feed Post Warning” notifies people when their captions on a photo or video may be considered offensive, and gives them a chance to pause and reconsider their words before posting.
  • “Restrict” to protect people from unwanted interactions. Instagram wanted to create a feature that allows people to control their Instagram experience, without notifying someone who may be targeting them. Once you Restrict someone, comments from that person on that post will only be visible to that person. Restricted people won’t be able to see when you›re active on Instagram or when you›ve read their direct messages.
  • Parent's Guide: Instagram knows that as a parent it may be hard to understand the changing digital landscape and what your kids are doing online. That’s why they created the Parent’s Guide, which fills you in on what Instagram is all about, gives conversation starters, and shows parents the tools that are in place to keep your teen safe.
  • Safety Hub. This is where you can learn all about the safety and digital well-being tools available on Instagram.