November 9, 2023

He Thought Instagram Was Safe. Then His Daughter Got an Account.

by The Journal

Former Meta engineer Arturo Bejar thought he could help make Instagram safer after his daughter experienced harassment on the platform. But Bejar said that his concerns were not sufficiently addressed by senior leadership at the company and that teens are still at risk for harassment and bullying on Meta's platforms.

Further Listening:

-The Facebook Files 

Further Reading:

-His Job Was to Make Instagram Safe for Teens. His 14-Year-Old Showed Him What the App Was Really Like. 

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