Instagram: How to See Fewer Political Ads

Tell Instagram to limit ads of this type in your feed

Did you know that Instagram allows you to customize your ad topic preferences so you’re shown fewer ads related to specific topics, such as “Social issues, elections or politics?” While setting one of these preferences doesn’t guarantee that you’ll never see another ad of that type, it will cause you to see “fewer ads” about those topics.

Our guide will show you how to see fewer political ads in the Instagram application.

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

Step 1: On your profile, tap the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap “Settings.”

Step 3: Tap “Ads.”

Step 4: Tap “Ad Topic Preferences.”

Step 5: Tap the circle to the right of “Social Issues, Elections or Politics.”

Step 6: Tap “Save” in the top-right corner of the screen to save your preferences.



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