Source: Instagram Press Release
Instagram today announced several changes to its moderation policy, the most important of which is that Now the company will show a warning to users before disabling their accounts in case of certain Violations within a certain window of time.
Instagram in a Press Release said ” We are introducing a new notification process to help people understand if their account is at risk of being disabled. This notification will also offer the opportunity to appeal content deleted. To start, appeals will be available for content deleted for violations of our nudity and pornography, bullying and harassment, hate speech, drug sales, and counter-terrorism policies, but we’ll be expanding appeals in the coming months. If content is found to be removed in error, we will restore the post and remove the violation from the account’s record. “
Users will also get a chance to appeal for recovery of deleted content and disabled accounts from within the instagram app.
The Policy was announced in similiarity by its parent company Facebook. Instagram is developing new policies to ensure it is a supportive place for everyone.