Instagram has added a new tool that has been designed to stop bullying. Instagram has become the most popular social media platform among the younger generation. There are posts that bring joy and happiness to people but there are still a few that are unkind and deminishes a person’s self esteem.

The new head of Instagram, a week after taking the new job, adds a new feature. It is aimed at stopping cyber bullying and hate speech.The tool works by not only banning bullying comments on Instagram live videos but also by scanning photos users post for content that might be bullying or hate speech. Using machine learning, the app is able to understand that in a particular picture there’s cyberbullying prevalent.

READ ALSO: CREATING A BETTER SOCIETY:THE AFRICA SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE CONFERENCE

Cyber bullying has become the word of the day. Many are going through clinical depression while others even end up commiting suicide. Instagram is trying to regain the user’s trust after complains of so many negativity. The change will bring positive impact. However, the fight of cyber bullying does not end here.