“Meta Failed To Protect Instagram’s Child Models From Pedophiles”

I was meeting with Giovanna, my previous intern at Shape, and she shared with me a TikTok video of a woman discussing “parent ran Instagram accounts” for children as young as four. Then I stumbled upon an article from Forbes where they exposed over a dozen Instagram accounts with over half a million followers sexualizing child and teenage models. 

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Is ‘New Profile Pic’ App a Russian Malware Scam?

I’ve seen this creative new profile picture making it’s rounds on my social media. I must admit that that’s a fun way to update your profile picture. Then I started seeing posts about the app used to create it potentially being a Russian malware scam.

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