Instagram is introducing changes to its app to allow users to notify the service of posts recommended to them. In a move that appears to be aimed at improving the algorithm used to serve users custom content based on their actions and activities on Instagram, the company said it will make it easier for users to teach the service to receive information. out posts that they are not interested in. in different parts of the app provide personalized content.
Services owned by Meta announced in a blog post Tuesday that it has begun testing the ability to let users select multiple posts in the Explore tab and notify the service that they’re not interested in those posts. Hitherto, Instagram users will have to open (or long press) a post and indicate that they are not interested in the post, which can be a tedious process when the Discover feed is filled with irrelevant posts .
Back in March, photo and video sharing service introduce the ability for users to see posts from the accounts they follow in chronological order, with two new feeds – Follows and Favorites. With Follow, users will see posts for 30 days in chronological order with no suggested posts, while Favorites will let them choose to see posts from up to 50 accounts they follow.
Users can also ‘snooze’ suggested posts for a month at a time, by tapping the X in the top right corner and selecting Snooze all suggested posts in the feed material in 30 days. Users can also adjust their Sensitive Content Control settings on Instagram to customize the types of content they see on the service.