Instagram: How to Manage How Much Sensitive Content You See

This label relates to posts that don't break the app's rules, but may be upsetting to users


Instagram added a Sensitive Content Control to its Settings menu, which allows users to manage the amount of “sensitive content” they see on the Explore tab of the photo- and video-sharing application. Instagram defined sensitive content as “posts that don’t necessarily break our rules, but that could potentially be upsetting to some people—such as posts that may be sexually suggestive or violent.”

Here’s how to change your sensitive content setting in the Instagram app.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Instagram app on iOS.

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