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Helping your teen navigate Instagram safely

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Our Parent's Guide includes helpful resources for you and your teen.

Safety Features

Discover features that can help your teen explore our app safely.

Conversation Starters

Ten questions to ask your teen to ensure they're having a positive experience on Instagram.

Glossary of Instagram Terms

Get to know our features and settings in order to better navigate Instagram with your teen.


Your teen's account can be set to private, meaning their content will only be seen by approved followers. They can also block and report abusive accounts.

Help your teen avoid unwanted interactions by using “Comment Controls”. Our reporting and blocking tools also allow them to manage who can comment on their posts.

Your family can help your teen manage their time on Instagram by using features in the Activity Dashboard, such as daily reminders and mute push notifications.

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Manage your time on Instagram by setting a reminder