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Asia Pacific Feb 13, 2019

Instagram removes gay Muslim comics after Indonesia warning

Instagram has removed an account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation. The Ministry of Communications said Wednesday the account under the username Alpatuni was pornographic, which ...

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Business / Tech Oct 10, 2018

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyberbullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey that said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms ...