Instagram Pauses Efforts to Develop Stand-Alone Instagram Kids App

The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network also fired back at The Wall Street Journal

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Things are not quite a “Teenage Dream” at Instagram, as the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network kicked off the work week by putting its Instagram Kids stand-alone application on hold and issuing its rebuttal to a damning story earlier this month in The Wall Street Journal.

On hold

Instagram confirmed in March that it was developing a separate stand-alone app for kids under 13, which is the minimum age for users of its flagship app, with then-vice president of product Vishal



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