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Instagram Testing ‘Limits’ Feature to Let You Restrict Abusive, Harassing Comments From Groups




Instagram has now come up with a new feature –  that will allow users to restrict comments on their posted image or video.  If you have posted an image or video on Instagram and want to limit the user’s comments. This has been done to reduce abusive and harassing comments on the stuff posted. It will be known as Limits. The new addition by the company is currently in the testing phase. But very soon we can expect its launch officially.

Here you can limit the comments of particular groups of users and messages from them. Moreover, this new feature will also allow the users to mute false and abusive comments from a particular group of users or individuals.

How do we get this information about Instgarm Limits Feature?

Well, the popular Social media activist Matt Navarra spilled out the beans from this news. This new exclusive feature of the popular social media app Instagram was first observed by the user Ahmed Ghanem. And he gave this news about this new feature which he spotted on his Twitter handle.

If you also want to have a look at this feature, then you can go to Settings of Instagram then hit on the privacy tab, and then select the Limits option from it.

The Instagram statement has been also issued on this matter and it said that Instagram will definitely recommend groups of accounts that you may want to limit comments and messages from.

if you want to limit accounts

Here You will also get an alternative to pick if you want to limit accounts that are not a part of your followers or are your recent followers. Once it will be done, then Instagram will allow you to hide all the comments and messages from all the unwanted groups of accounts until and unless you will not approve them.

The best part about this Limits feature is that it is very much similar to the Restrict option that usually works and was launched in late 2019. Moreover, the main purpose of this feature is to help users in managing harassive comments from abusive users and followers. It will definitely stop the bully chain which nowadays is very much popular.

Online trolling

People use to pick any incident and start trolling the owner of the video or image creator.

Sometimes this online bullying takes drastic turns and hits so hard that many suicides have been witnessed in day-to-day news because of this online bullying only.

Instagram said -.

“We want to give people more ways to manage intense instances of harassment or abuse. We’re testing a new tool that lets people hide comments and DMs from recent followers or people they don’t follow for a certain period of time,” 

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