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Instagram Introduces Nudity Blurring in DMs to Protect Youth

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Instagram is rolling out new features to blur out nudity in direct messaging, aiming to combat exploitation of minors online. In response to rising concerns over sexual scams and image abuse, the platform announced these measures to hinder criminals from contacting teens.

The initiative includes automatic activation of the feature for users under 18, aligning with recent FBI warnings about the surge in sextortion cases.

This move reflects a broader trend across social media platforms to enhance safety measures for vulnerable users.