“It’s easy for people to see what you post if your account is not on private. I also dislike when people say horrible things on Instagram and they can easily take a picture of the conversation and spread it everywhere.”
We asked parents whether they were asked to verify their phone number or email address to sign up to this site. We also asked them how easy or difficult it would be for a child to pretend to be older to sign up.
- “The registration process should be more rigid and further checks should be in place.” - Mother of children aged 4 and 10
- “It's incredibly easy for any person of any age to sign up for Instagram. There's no way to stop underage children from making an account and viewing content that is inappropriate for them.” - Father of girls aged 10 and 11