Raising Digitally Responsible Youth

Instagram (“Ig”)

Owned by Meta 26 , the popular photo - and short video - sharing app Instagram has over 500 million+ daily ac�ve users 27 . If you see a youth scrolling up with their thumb on their smartphone looking at photos, chances are they are looking at Instagram.

Hashtags (#) are used o�en on this pla�orm. This gives people a way to be introduced to and follow other users w ith similar interests.

Video by YouTube user Simple Alpaca.

26 Meta Pla�orms - Wikipedia 27 How Many People Use Instagram? 95+ User Sta�s�cs (2023) (backlinko.com)


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