Instagram working on child-friendly version of app

San Francisco (AFP) – Instagram says it is exploring the launch of a version of the image-centric social network for children under 13, with parental controls. The news from Instagram, which confirmed a report by BuzzFeed News, comes amid concerns about difficulties in keeping underage children off the perilous world of social media. Adam Mosseri, who heads the Facebook-owned service, said on Twitter: “Kids are increasingly asking their parents if they can join apps that help them keep up with their friends,” Mosseri said. He added that “a version of Instagram where parents have control, like …

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