Instagram and Facebook will begin cracking down on weight loss products and plastic surgery advertisements, reports CBS News. The new policy will introduce a variety of measures to push Instagram fad diet content down further in feeds, or block certain posts altogether. The new policies are intended to address the "pressure" that some users feel, Instagram said in a statement, when exposed to weight loss and "detox" beverages, supplements, and products that are promoted by influencers and celebrities.
Instagram And Facebook Crack Down On Weight Loss Ads
The move was in response to criticism that weight loss ads promote an unhealthy self-image.