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Impersonation & Misrepresentation of Identity
Apr 14, 2022
Maintain our supportive environment by not glorifying self-injury.
The Instagram community cares for each other, and is often a place where people facing difficult issues such as eating disorders, cutting or other kinds of self-injury come together to create awareness or find support. We try to do our part by providing education in the app and adding information in the Help Centre so people can get the help they need.
Encouraging or urging people to embrace self-injury is counter to this environment of support, and we'll remove it or disable accounts if it's reported to us. We may also remove content identifying victims or survivors of self-injury if the content targets them for attack or humour.