Parents, Here’s a Girls’ Guide to Using Instagram

Instagram can be toxic to teen girls. Plenty of people outside of Facebook Inc. have said it. My colleagues recently reported that, based on internal research, the company itself has known this about its photo-sharing app for some time.

Facebook said publicly that while teen girls struggled with well-being, those same girls said Instagram has made them feel better, not worse. It did, however, acknowledge it is listening to the concerns of parents and regulators.