Instagram boss backs Telegraph Duty of Care campaign as he announces ban

On Thursday Mr Mosseri met Matt Hancock,… The head of Instagram has become the first tech boss to back a statutory duty of care to protect children from online harms, as he announced a ban on all graphic self harm images on his site. As he backed this newspaper’s campaign, he said it was time for the social media site, which is owned by Facebook, to take “responsibility” and act quickly against online harms. “I accept that we have room to improve and we have a responsibility to improve,” he said.  In an exclusive interview with The Daily Telegraph, Adam Mosseri admitted the social media firm had spent 10 years focusing on the “good” that comes out of connecting people while neglecting the “risks”.

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