Hexbyte Tech News Wired Instagram Deploys a New Anti-Bullying Algorithm

Hexbyte Tech News Wired

Adam Mosseri has a lot to prove. The newly-minted head of Instagram, who swooped in to replace co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger after their surprise exit last month, now holds the keys to the photo-sharing platform’s kingdom of one billion users. But it’s not just the users Mosseri has to worry about. He’s now in charge of Facebook’s most valuable asset, the chunk of the company Mark Zuckerberg still brags about on earnings reports, the piece of the Facebook ecosystem that investors look to with relief.

So today, just a few weeks into his new job, Mosseri is doubling down on what Instagram does best: He’s introducing a new set of tools designed to clean up toxic content on Instagram, extending a years-long effort to make Instagram the nicest place on the web.

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