Instagram to crack down on 'hidden' advertising

published 16.10.2020 13:36

Image of article 'Instagram to crack down on 'hidden' advertising'

The restrictions apply to all Instagram users globally, but the platform will only report on how it's tracking against the commitments in the United Kingdom.

UK regulators said in a statement on Friday thathas agreed to changes that will make it "much harder" for people to post advertisements on its Instagram platform without labeling them as such.

The restrictions apply to all Instagram users globally, but the platform will only report on how it's tracking against the commitments in the United Kingdom.

More than 90% of Instagram users follow a business or brand, according to the platform.

Instagram will also create a tool for businesses to help them monitor how their products are being promoted so that they can ask the platform to remove posts if necessary.

by Hanna Ziady from edition.cnn.com

Free awesomeness straight to your inbox!

Sign up now for this free newsletter to receive hand picked content, covering topics like Lifestyle, Business & Technology.

Free Newsletter Sign up now!

..or jump directly to the latest posts!