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Facebook building a version of Instagram for children under 13

Social media giant says it’s exploring introducing a parent-controlled experience that allows kids to ‘safely’ use the photo sharing platform

Facebook is considering launching a version of its popular photo social media platform, Instagram, for children under the age of 13.

BuzzFeed News first reported Facebook announced in an internal company post that the company would begin building a version of Instagram for people under the age of 13 years to allow them to “safely” use Instagram for the first time. Currently the company does not allow people who are under this age to create an account on the platform.

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