Big companies tackle abuse of women online, Instagram changes coming
Big companies tackle abuse of women online, Instagram changes coming
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Big companies tackle abuse of women online, Instagram changes coming

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Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, four of the largest social media platforms, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and TikTok, all pledged to bring improvements to their services that would make women safer. Online. The commitments focus on improvements in two areas, reporting and curation. In terms of curation, the companies have promised to offer more granular settings that will give women more control over who can interact with their posts. The four [00:00:30] companies also promised to lessen the burden on women by proactively reducing the amount of abuse. They see the head of Instagram. Adam Mosai gave insights into the future of Instagram. He said that quote, we are no longer a photo sharing app end quote. Moster says that people look to Instagram for entertainment, naming TikTok, and YouTube as competitors. He said that in the next couple of months, Instagram will experiment with recommendations and mobile. First video. [00:01:00] Speaking of TikTok, the service is rolling out the option for all users to create longer videos. The old limit was 60 seconds. The new one is 180 seconds or three minutes. TikTok has been testing this format since December of last year. Stay up to date with the latest by visiting cnet.com.

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