Instagram** introduced restrictions on personal messages from unknown contacts

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Summarize this content to 100 words Instagram** is launching a feature designed to protect users from unwanted images and videos in private messages. It limits the sending of multimedia content to unknown contacts. Additionally, these users will not be able to send more than one private text message to a recipient.It will be possible to continue the conversation only after the owner of the account accepts the request to be added to the subscribers.The existing restrictions of Instagram already allow you to configure “hidden words”, if they are present in the messages, the latter will be automatically sent to a special folder. At the same time, the Restrictions feature protects users from a surge of unwanted comments or subscription requests.Finally, the Restrict and Block options allow you to prevent unwanted communication. In the first case, the user’s messages will be placed in a special folder, and in the second, he will not be able to send them.In the winter, Instagram announced the launch of testing a chat function called Channels. It allows content creators to share one-to-many public messages and interact directly with their subscribers. Channels support the publication of texts, images, polls, reactions and much more.* Meta Platforms, as well as Facebook** and Instagram** belonging to it: recognized as an extremist organization, its activities are prohibited in Russia;** prohibited in Russia.

Instagram** introduced restrictions on personal messages from unknown contacts

Instagram** is launching a feature designed to protect users from unwanted images and videos in private messages. It limits the sending of multimedia content to unknown contacts. Additionally, these users will not be able to send more than one private text message to a recipient.

It will be possible to continue the conversation only after the owner of the account accepts the request to be added to the subscribers.

The existing restrictions of Instagram already allow you to configure “hidden words”, if they are present in the messages, the latter will be automatically sent to a special folder. At the same time, the Restrictions feature protects users from a surge of unwanted comments or subscription requests.

Finally, the Restrict and Block options allow you to prevent unwanted communication. In the first case, the user’s messages will be placed in a special folder, and in the second, he will not be able to send them.

In the winter, Instagram announced the launch of testing a chat function called Channels. It allows content creators to share one-to-many public messages and interact directly with their subscribers. Channels support the publication of texts, images, polls, reactions and much more.

* Meta Platforms, as well as Facebook** and Instagram** belonging to it:
recognized as an extremist organization, its activities are prohibited in Russia;
** prohibited in Russia.

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