Instagram to suspend recent content amplification to stop spread of fake election news

By Reuters

Facebook Inc's Instagram said on Thursday it was making changes to its image sharing platform to prevent the spread of misinformation around the U.S. presidential election. For users in the United States, Instagram will temporarily remove the “Recent” tab from hashtag pages starting Thursday, it said in a statement on Twitter. “We're doing this to reduce the real-time spread of potentially harmful content that could pop up around the election,” the statement added.

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