Raising Digitally Responsible Youth

Privacy Se�ngs on Instagram

On Instagram, users either share posts with everyone by having a public profile or only share posts with people they have approved to follow them with a private profile. SST strongly suggests children have private profiles un�l they are ready to start using their profile as a por�olio for prospec� ve jobs, admission to post- secondary ins�tu�ons, and other personal/professional projects. A public profile will show the account’s content publicly on Instagram, even without logging in:

A private profile will show the account but not the content they post:


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