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Investigation Reveals Instagram's Algorithms Connect Users to Child-Sex Content Sellers, Promote Pedophile Networks: Report - $META

Researchers point out that Meta Platforms owned Instagram connects pedophiles and guides them to content sellers via recommendation systems.

The social network platform helps connect and promote a vast network of accounts openly devoted to underage-sex content, the Wall Street Journal and academic researchers found.

Instagram does not merely host these activities, its algorithms promote them.

The researchers found that Instagram has enabled people to search explicit hashtags and connect them to accounts that used the terms to advertise child-sex material for sale.
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