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  1. Johanne Brownrigg says

    Super stuff. I’m sharing on Facebook and Twitter, though I’m still a student of Twitter. Thank you. I especially needed the guidance for our 12 yr old son who has an IPod. Now there is some technological progress for you. Ours just plays music. His is a bloody computer!

  2. nicola says

    hi, I think I get it?! How can photos/messages be prevented from being sent to my daughter? It appears the privacy setting restricts what she shares but not what is shared with her? If someone send her a message/photo can she just look at it even if it may be inappropriate? Thanks

  3. Stephanie says

    Thanks for the info ! Do you know if there is a way to view the just comments made by my child on Instagram without having to scroll through the hundreds of liked pictures and all of the comments attached ?

  4. Katie says

    My question is this: my kids have instagram, but i want to block it where ALL they can see if the news feed of there friends. I dont want them to be able to search for stuff, or search thru hashtags. Is there any way to do that?

    • Jean says

      Hi Katie, within the app I don’t think there is a way to do that. You could somewhat control it by only allowing access to Instagram from a web browser instead of the app. From there you don’t have the “Explore” page or a way to search, you only really see the feed of your friend’s photos. However you can’t share your own from this interface, so it’s fairly limited.

  5. annie says

    I have a question. I keep my instagram privacy but if i tag someone’s name (who does not follow me) at the photo, is it possible for her to see that photo?

    • Jean says

      Hi annie, great question. Found this on Instagram help: “If your photos are public, anyone can see the photo and the person you tagged will get a notification. If your photos are private, only people following you can see the photo. The person you tag in the photo will get a notification if they’re following you.”

  6. Jacque says

    Scenario 2 people who are following each other have private settings. A 3rd person does not have a private setting and is following only 1 of the two. Can this person see the comments of both people even though she is following one? I hope this makes since;)
    Thank you!

    • Jean says

      Hi Jacque,
      I am not 100% sure on that one and it also might depend if you are referring to comments on a regular post vs. comments on a direct message in Instagram. I am thinking that yes, the person would be able to the comment of both people, even the one she is not following.

    • Jean says

      Hi Alison, from what I understand that usually means a significant date, often the start of a new relationship. I double checked this with the teen instagram user who lives in my house!

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