But there are now also plans for an Instagram version for children under the age of 13. This platform is supposed to be ad-free and the parents would manage the account.
However, child protection experts from several countries do not find the idea a good one. They say: Instagram leads to fear of missing out on something and to seeking attention and confirmation there. The platform would tempt you to constantly look at your cell phone. Time to play without a mobile phone is much more important. The experts call for the plans to be stopped.
However, the inventors of the idea do not want that. “The reality is that children are online,” is her reason.